Some buddies appear "idle" - should be "available"

Evan Platt evan at
Wed Jul 23 14:10:45 EDT 2008

Have you tried using the MSN client?

Do they appear idle there?

Lee B. wrote:
> I have several buddies who always appear "idle," even when they are
> using the keyboard. I can contact them, but they appear "idle."
> They are all using Windows XP
> They are all using MSN protocol
> They all use OTR (if that matters)
> Others buddies with these same attributes appear normal ("available"
> when they are at the keyboard)
> Is there something I can check or change to rectify this "idle" problem?

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