Problem with gmail status

Ethan Blanton elb at pidgin.im
Fri Oct 5 19:21:54 EDT 2007


Francisco M Neto spake unto us the following wisdom:
>      I am experiencing a quite annoying problem with Pidgin and Google
> Talk. I'm not sure if this is a Pidgin or a Google issue, so please
> bear with me if I'm asking this question in the wrong place.

I did not understand the problem.

>      I've been using Gaim/Pidgin with Google Talk for some time now
> and, for some reason, during configuration of my gtalk account on
> different computers, I used different Resource names for the same
> account.
>      What's happenning now is that my status is not being correctly
> reported by gtalk. I have another gtalk account, and I have added
> myself in it. When I hover my buddy icon, I see
> 
> [icon] fmneto at gmail.com [icon]
> Account: fmneto.lists at gmail.com/Home
> Status (Talk.XXXXXXX): Away
> Status (HomeXXXXXX): Available
> 
>       What is happening? How can I fix this?

This is the expected behavior -- one of your connected clients is set
to away, and the other is set to available.  What do you perceive as
needing to be "fixed"?

Ethan

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