Is QQ2008 a safe default?

Mark Doliner mark at
Wed Oct 21 13:49:55 EDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Will Thompson <will at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've had a few reports against telepathy-haze that the default QQ
> protocol version, QQ2005, doesn't work any more, and that changing that
> setting to QQ2008 makes it work fine. I believe one of them checked that
> the behaviour is the same in Pidgin.
> If QQ2005 really doesn't work, it would appear to make sense to bump the
> default protocol version to QQ2008 (and possibly remove QQ2005
> entirely). I was about to commit a patch to change the default protocol
> version, but thought I'd poll #pidgin first. John noted that “someone
> made mention of the potential for that version to break accounts”. Is
> this the case? Even if so, is it better to have a default that works in
> most cases, as opposed to (apparently) never working? :-)

This change makes sense to me.  I've also experienced QQ2005 not
working and QQ2008 working.


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