problem starting conversation from PC to Mac with Bonjour

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Tue Jul 15 23:10:36 EDT 2008

2008/7/15 Panagiotis Spiliotis <pspiliotis at>:
> Hello,
> I recently installed the latest version of pidgin on a windows PC running XP
> and and a mac running Leopard 10.5.
> Using Bonjour on both I successully created an account on each computer.
> The problem is that the PC can't start a conversation with the mac although
> the other around works fine: If the mac starts a conversation it shows up
> correctly on the PC and the two computers exchange messages correctly.
> The message I get from the PC is "Unable to send the message, the
> conversation couldn't be started".
> I tried installing the latest version of Java and disabled the firewall but
> it' didn't fix the problem.
> I also looked into the bug tickets and found
> which is closed. Am I doing something wrong? Is there a way to solve this?
> thank you in advance for your time and effort, I really appreciate the work
> you have done so far with  the development of pidgin :-)

Which specific version of Pidgin are you using?  What does the Debug
Log ( say when it isn't
working right?


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