New release - v2.7.1

David Balažic david.balazic at
Tue Jun 1 06:40:31 EDT 2010


New version of Pidgin is available at , changes are:

version 2.7.1 (05/30/2010) 

    * General
          o Build fixes on OpenSolaris. (Brian Lu)
          o Add configure option --enable-trayicon-compat which installs tray icons into directories that are compatible with older versions of hicolor-icon-theme (0.9). 

    * Pidgin
          o Restore the tray icon's blinking functionality.
          o Fix a crash setting moods when an account is disconnected. 

    * Bonjour
          o Fix a crash on disconnect. 

    * ICQ
          o Fix bug that caused HTML to be displayed in incoming messages. 

    * MSN
          o Fix unnecessary bandwidth consumption for buddy icon requests when buddies have capital letters in their passport addresses.
          o Support for direct connections, enabling faster file transfers, smiley and buddy icon loading. (Gábor Szuromi) 

    * XMPP
          o Allow connecting to servers that advertise EXTERNAL (broken in 2.7.0) 

    * MXit
          o Replace the MXit-specific mood management with the new standard Moods API.
          o Add the standard MXit emoticons.
          o Improve the handling of users being kicked from MultiMX rooms.
          o MXit doesn't allow you to see your buddy's Email Address or Title, so remove those two fields from the "Buddy Information" page.
          o Show buddy's Registration Country in their profile.
          o Increment protocol version to v6.0
          o If an invite you sent was rejected with a reason, display that message in the buddy tooltip.
          o CAPTCHA value is a required field during account activation. (Resolves issue on Maemo)
          o When your avatar image is changed, don't forget the user's profile information. 

    * Windows-Specific Changes
          o Fix a regression introduced in 2.7.0 that caused Window Flashing not to work. 

David Balažic
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