Pidgin and graceful synching of Google Profile pictures

Paul Aurich darkrain42 at
Sun Dec 6 20:11:25 EST 2009

And Thomas Brownback spoke on 12/06/2009 05:07 PM, saying:
> Expected:
> Maybe Pidgin should not always push images, it might want to pull an
> avatar sometimes. Not 100% what the best policy is here, maybe current
> behavior is lesser of two evils, but I'd be interested in any thoughts
> folks have on this.

Upgrade to Pidgin 2.6.4, which preserves the avatar on the server (if one
is not set locally) once again.

> Best,
> Thomas


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