How do I set Pidgin to receive offline messages?

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Sun Jan 18 01:01:53 EST 2009

On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 11:47:29AM -0800, Evan Platt wrote:
> At 10:31 AM 1/11/2009, you wrote:
> >People keep sending me offline messages via my subscriptions, but I 
> >don't seem to be getting them.  How can I make sure I receive the same?
> >
> >I could not find this in the HELP or FAQs.  It seems some offline 
> >problems in the developers section are listed, so I don't know if 
> >that means this feature is currently problematic.
> >
> >I'm sure this is an easy questions, I just could not find the answer.
> "offline messages via my subscriptions"... Huh?
> Very few protocols support offline messages. Which protocol are you 
> using? And what do you mean by 'via my subscriptions"?

I assume he means he's logged on to a protocol via some xmpp gateway that
doesn't implement offline messages. In that case there's nothing we can do
from the pidgin side.


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