Pidgin Question

Brian Morrison bdm at
Sat Nov 17 04:25:44 EST 2012

On Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:32:53 +0000
"Dang, Dorene" <dorene.dang at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I had a question about Pidgin. Am I able to add people as contacts 
> from chat groups I am not a part of? For example, if I only had a
> Google Talk about, but I wanted to add someone who used MSN, do I need
> to create an MSN account? Is Pidgin only able to bring in contacts from
> the same chat groups?

Pidgin is simply a multi-protocol client, so yes you do need an account
with a particular service (such as MSN) to contact other people that use
said service.


Brian Morrison

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