[Pidgin] #4671: Yahoo alias code change to match new server process

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Thu Jan 17 08:49:05 EST 2008

#4671: Yahoo alias code change to match new server process
Reporter:  johnmoody  |       Owner:  marv  
    Type:  patch      |      Status:  new   
Priority:  minor      |   Component:  Yahoo!
 Version:  2.3.1      |    Keywords:        
 Pending:  0          |  
 It appears that Yahoo have made a slight change to their backend system.
 Previously, when you added a buddy to your account, it also created an
 empty address book record which we queried to find if an alias existed.
 We now have to create this address book record ourselves the first time an
 alias is applied to a new buddy.  I also removed my 'Bizarre' debug
 statement to avoid confusion.

 The one problem is this code doesn't get fired if the alias is created
 during the adding of the buddy, only if the alias is created/modified
 afterwards.  Should we add something (in purple_buddy_add?) to fire the
 update_server_alias code if an alias is supplied at create time?

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/4671>
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