"last seen"

Dave Warren lists at hireahit.com
Wed Aug 18 14:15:38 EDT 2010

On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:02:34 -0400, bigten 1234 <bigten1234 at gmail.com>
was claimed to have wrote:

>In my buddy list, I have one buddy that lost the alias (reverted back to his
>original screen name given) and also lost the "last seen" field.  Only one
>buddy this happened to. All of the rest in my list are the same.  Why would
>this have happened?

Could the buddy have renamed themselves?  IIRC this can happen on MSN
with non-hotmail.com/msn.com/etc domains, and when it does, pidgin sees
it as an entirely new contact added from another client.

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