invisible is away

James bjlockie at
Sat Oct 25 15:24:55 EDT 2008

Daniel Atallah wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 7:58 PM, James<bjlockie at>  wrote:
>> My Invisible status appears as Away.
>> Is that what everyone else gets?
> I think what you're probably seeing is that statuses that aren't
> supported by a particular protocol are simply not applied - that means
> that, for example, if you're "Away" and you switch to "Invisible", all
> your XMPP accounts will stay "Away".
> I don't like this behavior, but I'm not sure what the best thing to do is.
> -D
I expected "Invisible" to set my MSN account to "appear offline" instead 
of what it does which it setting to "Away".

Maybe they should be user control/feedback over what pidgin status maps 
to what account status.

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