invisible is away

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at pidgin.im
Mon Oct 27 01:47:48 EDT 2008


On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 09:55:37PM -0400, James wrote:
> On Sat, October 25, 2008 5:52 pm, Daniel Atallah wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 3:24 PM, James <bjlockie at lockie.ca> wrote:
> >
> >> Daniel Atallah wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 7:58 PM, James<bjlockie at lockie.ca>  wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> My Invisible status appears as Away.
> >>>> Is that what everyone else gets?
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >> I expected "Invisible" to set my MSN account to "appear offline"
> >> instead of what it does which it setting to "Away".
> >
> > That's a different issue - the MSN prpl does support "Invisible", so
> > something else must be going on here.
> >
> > If you can recreate it, file a ticket including the debug log of you
> > switching to invisible status.
> I log in as invisible and I wondered why people talked to me as if I was
> online.
> I'm the only person with the problem?

Are you thinking that you appear as away simply because other people can IM
you? If so, that's normal, because being invisible does not prevent other
people from sending you a message.

-khc



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