Away Message?

Markus Bergholz markuman at
Tue Jun 24 12:17:49 EDT 2008

hm, whatever. using qip for icq it works.
just wanted to ask if something like that is out there for pidgin...looks  
like not


On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 18:55:21 +0200, Evan Platt <evan at>  

> Markus Bergholz wrote:
>> but anyhow it is possible.
>> my girlfriend use windows and qip as messanger - and qip can say who has
>> read at what time you away message. (your away message i mean your own!)
> That's a function of the messenger service, not the application.
> The feature would have to exist on the messenger service / server level
> for the application to use it.
> If I understand how most IM protocols work, your information is sent to
> the servers, and when another IM user requests that information, the
> request goes to the server, not your computer. So your computer has no
> idea who's requesting what information.
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