invisible is away

James bjlockie at lockie.ca
Mon Oct 27 11:26:41 EDT 2008


On Mon, October 27, 2008 1:47 am, Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> 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

How do people know to send me a message then?
I added myself as a buddy to myself so I can hopefully see what other
people see.

I was "invisible" and I messaged a friend and he said I was "away".
I wonder if I was just "away" to him because I messaged him but
"invisible" to everyone else?



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