MSNP* in official release

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at
Tue Apr 29 10:29:57 EDT 2008

2008/4/29 Francois Botha <igitur at>:
>  Francois Botha wrote:
> The msn-pecan buddy list is different from the official msn buddy list.
> Most people don't have an issue with this, since msn-pecan once was
> experimental it's better to don't mess with the original buddy list.
>  I got this too.  It's ok for the buddy list to duplicate, but surely both
> instances of the buddy shouldn't appear as online?!  The intuitive thing for
> me was to remove the one, and I ended up remove my buddy totally.  After a
> few days I noticed that many of my contacts had just disappeared, but in
> fact it was because I "removed" them.  Pretty confusing.
>  Uhm, just to add to this... I *think* the duplicates showing up both as
> online started happening only when I moved buddies to another group.  Then
> the buddy in the original group AND the buddy in the new group would show as
> online.  I'll go do the tests to replicate.

That might have been a bug in msn-pecan. I fixed all the contact list
bugs I could find a while ago.

Felipe Contreras

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