[Question #42086]: Import Yahoo Msg history archive into Pidgin

Beige, Jonathon D jdbeige at switch.com
Wed Aug 13 13:11:21 EDT 2008


It's not a plain text file. It's in a proprietary format I believe. It
needs a special reader to view it.

Jon Beige

-----Original Message-----
From: support-bounces at pidgin.im [mailto:support-bounces at pidgin.im] On
Behalf Of Evan Platt
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 1:05 PM
To: question42086 at answers.launchpad.net
Cc: support at pidgin.im
Subject: Re: [Question #42086]: Import Yahoo Msg history archive into
Pidgin

Is the .dat file a text file? Does it look anything like the format of 
Pidgin's logs?

Roland J. wrote:
> New question #42086 on pidgin in ubuntu:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pidgin/+question/42086
>
> Hello to all,
> recently I switch from Win to Ubuntu, my problem is the following: How
can I import Yahoo Msg history archive into Pidgin?
> Yahoo stores the archive in this path C:\Program
Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\Profiles\youryahooaccount\Archive\Messages\budyna
me in *.dat format.
> Thank you for your help.
> Roland J.
>
>   

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