Getting client version of a user

Etan Reisner pidgin at
Wed Jun 24 10:57:10 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 05:50:31PM +0300, Ori Idan wrote:
> I think I recall that SIM can do it for ICQ (OSCAR) so it can probably be
> done by other protocols.
> --
> Ori Idan

Many third party ICQ clients like to guess at the client buddies are using
by keeping alist of advertised capability hashes and mapping those to
names of clients they know they come from. That is entirely unreliable,
entirely a guess, and not something pidgin has the slightest interest in


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