Showing as offline to MSN users and ICQ Privacy problem

Evan Platt evan at espphotography.com
Fri Jan 30 10:57:06 EST 2009


At 07:50 AM 1/30/2009, you wrote:
>At 07:42 AM 1/30/2009, you wrote:
>
> >No. In Pidgin/libpurple ICQ we use the privacy lists to represent ICQ's
> >visible/invisible lists. We do not implement ICQ's ignore list. This is
> >not the server changing anything.
> >
> >Some info:
> >http://www.pidgin.im/pipermail/support/2008-September/002173.html
> >
> >Some more info:
> >http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/PrivacyRewrite
> >
> >Please don't state as fact things which you are not sure about.
>
>Here's the answer I was given when I asked the exact same question 11/27:
>
>"It's mostly a bug.  Pidgin changes your ICQ privacy setting on your behalf,
>probably when your status changes, because it's trying to keep you visible or
>invisible, which depends on what your privacy setting is set to."

Sorry, fat fingers... So is there any potential to use the "only 
allow people on the buddy list", which would avoid the ICQ spammers? 



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