[Pidgin] #16710: Messages with emojis are not displayed in MUCs

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Thu Jul 9 05:05:03 EDT 2015

#16710: Messages with emojis are not displayed in MUCs
 Reporter:  Natanji  |      Owner:  EionRobb
     Type:  defect   |     Status:  new
Milestone:           |  Component:  unclassified
  Version:  2.10.11  |   Keywords:
 When a participant in a MUC sends a message containing an emoji, the whole
 message is not displayed.

 I understand that Pidgin probably doesn't have emoji support (or should
 it?) but not displaying a *whole message* is certainly a bad bug. Other in
 the conversation with emoji-compatible clients will be able to see the

 This happens only in MUCs, NOT with direct 1-to-1 chats. In 1-to-1 chats,
 instead of an emoji, a rectangular symbol with "00" in its four inner
 edges is displayed (and copying that symbol into an emoji-supporting
 program such as Firefox will actually translate it to the correct,
 intended emoji). This means that the rest of the message is readable.

 I only use Pidgin with XMPP so I don't know if other chat protocols are

Ticket URL: <https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/16710>
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