[Pidgin] #10681: Has you wrong for MSN contacts

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Mon Jun 11 20:00:30 EDT 2012

#10681: Has you wrong for MSN contacts
 Reporter:  NishaKitty  |        Owner:  khc
     Type:  defect      |       Status:  new
Milestone:              |    Component:  MSN
  Version:  2.6.3       |   Resolution:     
 Keywords:  Has you     |  

Comment(by glaubitz):

 Replying to [comment:43 untit1ed]:
 > 2.10.4 - Still present.

 Unfortunately, yes, and I don't know whether it can be easily fixed. As I
 said before, Microsoft seems to have change some of their server
 configuration which obviously disrupted the reliable operation of this
 feature. This is probably why they silently dropped the feature in Windows
 Live Messenger 2011.

 I made the experience that it sometimes reports the "Has you" status back
 correctly, but unfortunately not always.

 It might be sensible to adapt Pidgin to Microsoft's XMPP support in MSN
 Messenger which they introduced some time ago but also uses some
 proprietary extensions IIRC. Using MSN with XMPP will probably be much
 more reliable than the old MSNPv1x protocol.

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/10681#comment:44>
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