Invisible on XMPP not working

Mark Doliner mark at
Mon Feb 21 14:23:33 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 5:30 AM, Frank Lanitz <frank at> wrote:
> Last days a did play around with invisible function of XMPP and it
> appears I don't get it up running to work with Pidgin. My accounts still
> keeps on being visible and online as before.
> I'm using the latest official version of 2.7.x tree but a friend of mine
> also did had issues on 2.6.x ... Is there something I need to activate
> before using or something I need to check before?

I believe Pidgin does not support setting yourself "invisible to
everyone" for XMPP.  (I know there is an "Invisible" option in the
status selector, but I believe it has no effect on XMPP accounts.  In
fact, if you sign on with ONLY an XMPP account then the "Invisible"
option is hidden.)


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