Away status indicator/icon missing in IRC channel user list

Mark Doliner mark at
Sat Dec 7 20:28:28 EST 2013

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 8:29 AM, Kaarel Jõgi <zurgutt at> wrote:
> Away status is available in rightclick-info panel and status changes
> can be seen in main window messages but this does not give instant
> overview.  Can anyone help me figure out how to get away icons in irc?
>  Brief look at the code hints that that information is queried for
> channel but i cant make out why its not used.

I believe Pidgin itself does not have this functionality. You would
probably need to do one of the following:
1. Write a plugin that does this
2. Find a plugin that does this
3. Code the changes directly in Pidgin

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