Sync Conversations from Google Talk

Ethan Blanton elb at
Tue Jun 9 11:23:45 EDT 2015

Arthur Allshire spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Is there a way to get Pidgin to sync all conversations from your online
> google talk/hangouts account to the client, rather than just archiving the
> ones you have used Pidgin for (e.g. if I receive a message and I do not
> have pidgin on it syncs the conversation and either displays or archives it
> once I open pidgin)?

Not presently.  The hangouts/web Talk clients appear to get this
history via some mechanism other than XMPP, or at least do not use
XMPP that we understand and support.


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