question about auto reply

monnand monnand.deng at
Mon Mar 29 03:56:55 EDT 2010

Mark Doliner wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 11:51 PM, monnand <monnand.deng at> wrote:
>> monnand wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I'm writing a pidgin plugin, which implements something like an IM
>>> robot. I use purple_conv_im_send_with_flags() to reply IM message.
>>> However, no matter what flag I use in purple_conv_im_send_with_flags(),
>>> the message sent by the bot will always be shown in the conversation window.
>>> My question is: Does there any method which could send a message without
>>> notifying the UI part, so the message sent by robot could be invisible
>>> to users.
>> BTW, I have tried PURPLE_MESSAGE_INVISIBLE, however, a window will still
>> be launched without showing the message. I would like to stop pidgin to
>> open a new conversation window if a message was sent and no conversation
>> window was started.
>> Does there any method could finish this job?
> It seems like it might be better if we didn't open an IM window in if
> In any case, you should be able to call serv_send_im() directly.  This
> skips emitting the signals sending-im-msg and sent-im-msg, but I doubt
> that'll cause any problems.

It works now!
Thank you!
> --Mark


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