MSN "unable to add the buddy" "username is invalid" Pidgin 2.7.9

Brian Morrison bdm at
Thu Feb 3 14:15:31 EST 2011

On Thu, 3 Feb 2011 14:00:36 -0500
Jaremy Bronson <jcbronson at> wrote:

> Unable to add the buddy first.last at* because the username is
> invalid.  Usernames must be valid email addresses.

Is the domain of extant and accepting mail? You could check
this with whois or other domain tools like dig.


Brian Morrison

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