simple feature idea for Pidgin

John Bailey rekkanoryo at
Sat Jan 10 17:10:54 EST 2009

Rick Labs wrote:
> I love Pidgin, you developers are out of this world!
> Had a simple feature idea.
> cache all outgoing messages & trap for the following "response"
> "*Unable to send message: The message is too large.*"
> From there give the user the option to copy the original
> message/paragraph to the system clipboard. That would be so much better
> than loosing it. They could then either edit it down or split it up.
> or, you could automatically split up large messages on transmission
> (step the orginal message down sentence by sentence till it goes
> through) and keep doing that till its all sent.
> or, have an "indicator" that lights up when you reach maximum message
> size (if that can be determined in advance).
> Rick

Press ctrl+up to go back through your message history.  The message that was too
long to send should be there to edit.


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