Yahoo! Protocol and signals

GS gaf.stephanos at
Fri May 8 03:59:01 EDT 2009

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 1:22 AM, Etan Reisner <pidgin at>wrote:

> On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 10:47:19PM +0400, GS wrote:
> > The yahoo protocol plugin doesn't emit any signals and I need to make a
> > plugin based on it. Any chance for implementing signals later on ? Can I
> > submit a patch ?
> What sort of signals would you want it to emit? What would you want to do
> with those signals? Do none of the existing libpurple or pidgin signals do
> what you need? What sort of plugin are you intending on making? Keep in
> mind that plugins can't (officially) call prpl specific functions.
Hmmm... I don't think you'll like this guys. But I want to make an
invisibility detection plugin. And I just need to 'peek' at the coming bytes
as I already can send using send_raw(). If this plugin is not gonna reach
the plugin page then no problem. But I really wanna make this.
I saw the XMPP console plugin and it registers a functions with the
receiving signal of the XMPP protocol plugin. Didn't find one in the yahoo

>    -Etan
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