Pidgin / GChat: Not Authorized

David Woolley forums at
Tue Jan 7 16:16:03 EST 2014

On 07/01/14 19:32, Klearchos-Angelos Gkountras wrote:
> Gchat is irc client [1] . if you mean Google Chat it's xmpp protocol ,
> probably they unsubscribe you by mistake ..

Google Chat has been or is the process of being closed, in favour of 
Google Hangouts.  Someone else asked about Hangouts support.  I think 
the answer is no, but I haven't investigated in any detail.

[Copied to the OP, who almost certainly isn't subscribed to the list.]
> [1]
> On 01/07/2014 07:49 PM, Vincent McCrink wrote:
>> A buddy of mine and I used to chat all the time (via GChat). Now they show
>> up as "Not Authorized." They claim they did not block me and I don't think
>> I blocked them; is there another reason our status would change to "Not
>> Authorized"? What exactly does that mean?

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