Different statuses

Michael Secord gizmokid2005 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 21:59:12 EDT 2017

On 4/28/2017 18:57, pidgin at alexoren.com wrote:
> On 28-04-2017 19:22, David Woolley wrote:
>> On 28/04/17 23:56, pidgin at alexoren.com wrote:
>>> As you can see, offline_msg is a status. And to make it clear, I
>>> often see "extended away" on XMPP contacts, and "invisible" on
>>> Hangouts contacts.
>> You should never see invisible on remote contacts, as the whole point
>> about invisible is that it gives the external appearence of being
>> offline, when you are really online.
> And yet, I do.
Really, this depends on the service and their implementation. For 
instance hangouts typically broadcasts an invisible status, as have 
other services I've used. It's not hard and fast like online, away and 
offline are.

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