Custom smilies without shortcuts

Sadrul Habib Chowdhury imadil at
Tue Aug 26 18:43:45 EDT 2008

* Jean La had this to say on [26 Aug 2008, 14:14:44 -0700]:
> Because when opening the smiley editor afterwards, it was possible to select the smiley, then
> clear the shortcut and save. Which is correct?

This (ie. allowing a custom smiley with an empty shortcut) is a bug, and
has been fixed for next release. Thanks for bringing it to our

> Anyway, is it a limitation of the MSN protocol that each smiley must use a shortcut?
> Would the Pidgin support for custom smileys allow a future implementation (e.g.XMPP) to
> not require shortcuts?

Nope. I don't think we plan on allowing custom smileys without
shortcuts in any protocol/service.


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