not rejoining an IRC channel on reconnect ?

Ethan Blanton elb at
Fri May 25 10:00:00 EDT 2007

David Balazic spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Today I was logged to an IRC account and joined to a channel.
> Then I was disconnected (network trouble).
> Later pidgin automatically connected back, but the chat window was
> dead (title was in parenthesis) I had to manually rejoin the channel.
> Shouldn't pidgin "reactivate" all existing IRC chat windows ?

Yes.  See:


The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws [that have no remedy
for evils].  They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor
determined to commit crimes.
		-- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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