Different statuses

pidgin at alexoren.com pidgin at alexoren.com
Fri Apr 28 16:11:16 EDT 2017

On 28-04-2017 15:33, pidgin at alexoren.com wrote:
> Can anyone please explain when are the following statuses used and what are the differences between them.
> This is related both to the user's status and to the buddies' statuses.
> available (this one is pretty straightforward)
> idle (what's the difference between it and away?)
> away (what's the difference between it and idle?)
> extended_away (when does away become extended_away?)
> invisible (how does Pidgin know if someone is offline or invisible?)
> offline_msg (is this similar to offline?)
> offline

Incidentally, the Contact Priority plugin only shows 4 of the statuses: available, idle, away, offilne

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