Setting "now listening"?

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at pidgin.im
Tue Sep 9 23:38:18 EDT 2008


On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 09:22:41AM +0100, Phil Hannent wrote:
> Pepijn Schmitz wrote:
> >Apologies for reposting this, but I didn't get any replies and I thought 
> >perhaps someone in the know had missed it...
> More likely is that nobody knows the exact answer to your question.
> 
> >Now that Pidgin has support for the relevant version of MSN to be able to 
> >show other people's "now listening" information, is there a way to set it 
> >for my own account as well?
> There a a couple of tickets in trac regarding this:
> http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/371
> http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/1510
> 
> >Is there a way to do that? Or to write a plugin to do that?
> If your application supports D-Bus it could submit messages to Pidgin by 
> the looks of things.

I wrote this a long time ago, it can serve as an example for people who want
to integrate this into media players:

http://pidgin.im/~khc/tune.py.txt

I also had a setup that makes this work with quodlibet a while ago. If
there's interest maybe I will put up a tarball somewhere.

-khc



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