Google Talk

Richard Laager rlaager at
Tue May 22 23:18:20 EDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 16:11 -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> We can tell what buddies are using the Google Talk client at runtime.
> Would it be reasonable to show buddies using that client as 'idle,' as
> that's what 'away' means for those clients?

I wouldn't be opposed to this, but I don't think it really matters.

> Additionally, it should be possible to define an idle state that only
> gets set if you're connected to a Google Talk server. This would make
> Google Talk users go 'idle' as other Google Talk users would expect.

Are we doing anything unreasonable now? Could the Google Talk client be
changed to show our away as "idle"?

Otherwise, I'm cool with this, but I don't care strongly.

Patches welcome! ;)

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