[Pidgin] #17072: pidgin yahoo plugin going to stop working August 2016

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Mon Aug 1 22:23:49 EDT 2016

#17072: pidgin yahoo plugin going to stop working August 2016
 Reporter:  dbeusee  |      Owner:
     Type:  defect   |     Status:  new
Milestone:           |  Component:  Yahoo!/Yahoo! JAPAN
  Version:  2.11.0   |   Keywords:
 I received this email from Yahoo:
 Subject: Your Yahoo Messenger will be going away soon unless you take

 Email body:

 t’s time to upgrade

 Older versions of Yahoo Messenger will begin shutting down on 5 August
 2016 and will stop working on 31 August 2016. Please upgrade to the latest
 version to continue using Yahoo Messenger.

 Where do I get the new Yahoo Messenger?
         •       On mobile, get the new app for Android or iOS here
         •       On your computer, download the app for Windows and Mac, or
 use https://messenger.yahoo.com in your web browser
 You can also use Messenger in Yahoo Mail at https://mail.yahoo.com (look
 for the smiley face icon on the top left)

 What's different in the new version?
 The new Yahoo Messenger is redesigned with new features such as enhanced
 photo sharing, unsending messages, animated GIFs and likes. Learn more
 about the updates, including changes to your buddy list, conversation
 history and other commonly asked questions.

 We know that change can be difficult and we want to make the transition as
 smooth as possible. Please share any feedback that you have with us
 through the "Send feedback" link in the Yahoo Messenger settings.

 If you've already switched to the latest version, you can disregard this
 message. Thanks for being a Yahoo Messenger user.

 The Yahoo Messenger team

Ticket URL: <https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/17072>
Pidgin <https://pidgin.im>

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