Showing as offline to MSN users and ICQ Privacy problem

Evan Platt evan at
Fri Jan 30 10:50:04 EST 2009

At 07:42 AM 1/30/2009, you wrote:

>No. In Pidgin/libpurple ICQ we use the privacy lists to represent ICQ's
>visible/invisible lists. We do not implement ICQ's ignore list. This is
>not the server changing anything.
>Some info:
>Some more info:
>Please don't state as fact things which you are not sure about.

Here's the answer I was given when I asked the exact same question 11/27:

"It's mostly a bug.  Pidgin changes your ICQ privacy setting on your behalf,
probably when your status changes, because it's trying to keep you visible or
invisible, which depends on what your privacy setting is set to."

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