HTML-Formating, XMPP

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Wed Oct 10 10:32:18 EDT 2007

On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 04:24:48PM +0200, gesus wrote:
> Hi,
> is there a possibility to force pidgin to send plain text messages
> instead of html-messages? I use pidgin with ubuntu-gutsy and if I send
> a [jabber-]message to one of my contacts the XMPP-console gives the
> following output.
> <html xmlns=''>
> 		<body xmlns=''>foo bar  				 	 	 	   	 	
>  	   		  	 </body>
> 	</html>
> A few command-line jabber clients don't get along with this. You have
> to interpret the html-code to read the message. Is there a way around?
> Thanks in advance,
> Christian

There is not.  Still, this is a bug in the other client, and should be
reported to them as such.


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