[Pidgin] #8630: Buddy Pounce with Aliases causes recurring notice

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Wed Oct 27 16:08:53 EDT 2010

#8630: Buddy Pounce with Aliases causes recurring notice
 Reporter:  Belak51       |        Owner:  rekkanoryo  
     Type:  enhancement   |       Status:  new         
Milestone:                |    Component:  unclassified
  Version:  2.5.2         |   Resolution:              
 Keywords:  alias pounce  |  

Comment(by bando):

 A coworker uses Pidgin, but I use straight gTalk client.  He mentioned he
 sees several messages a day of "!MyEmail at gmail.com is now known as

 After playing around with some settings, I realized the "!MyAlias" in the
 message was the alias I had set within the gMail settings.

 I confirmed with him that my other gTalk account I use at home didn't see
 the same problem.  Sure enough, that account didn't use an alias.

 My work account gMail settings:

 I hope this info is useful.  I noticed a few users had the similar issues
 throughout various builds.

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/8630#comment:4>
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