MSN protocol -- several bugs

Brian Morrison bdm at
Sun Jun 19 20:54:02 EDT 2011

On Sun, 19 Jun 2011 21:34:45 -0300
Luís Felipe <felipesarro at> wrote:

> I use Pidgin since it was Gaim.
> What I have noticed in the last 12 months is that several features which
> once worked on MSN protocol (like file transfer, personalized emoticons and
> profile photo) DON'T WORK ANY MORE!!
> What happened?
> Was the SVN database lost, so the programmers lost what they had previously
> written (and was working)?
> It's pretty annoying because these features DID WORK in the past, so I
> always have hope that the new version of Pidgin will fix them, but it never
> does.

Blame MS for forever changing the protocol which makes compatibility
more difficult to maintain. Have you tried the MSN-Pecan plugin?
It might be better for you than the supported MSN version?


Brian Morrison

                "I am not young enough to know everything"
                                                          Oscar Wilde

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