Pidgin 2.5.0 Account Groups Part 2

Brian Morrison bdm at
Wed Aug 27 11:43:49 EDT 2008

Brian Morrison wrote:
> Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 08:46:39PM +0100, Brian Morrison wrote:
>>> On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:31:45 +0200
>>> "Vladimir Kraljevic" <ooydoboora at> wrote:
>>>> "Has you" can no longer be seen when putting the
>>>> mouse over your contacts, in that dialog that shows.
>>> The "Has You" appears on my Win32 2.5.0 installation, but it doesn't on
>>> my Fedora 9 machine with 2.5.0.
>>> My Win32 installation doesn't create the "Non-IM Contacts" and "Other
>>> Contacts" groups, but my Fedora 9 installation does. Only happens when
>>> my MSN account is enabled. Difficult to work out what is happening.
>> It sounds like you are one of those who downloaded a misbuilt pidgin in
>> the first couple hours that it was released.
> Interesting. I've just downloaded the current Pidgin 2.5.0 for Win32, it
> is a different size from the one I downloaded before by about 30kB.
> Are you saying that the Linux version is correct and the Win32 version
> should not display the "Has You" text? That sounds like a regression. IS it?

And indeed, on installing the newer Win32 2.5.0 version, it now behaves
like the Linux version and the "Has You" is gone.

Is this no longer part of MSNP15, or is this really broken and needs
fixing? Inquiring minds want to know!



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