Pidgin 2.5.7: Yahoo buddies in list appear signed-in after they sign out

John Moore 3rd jmoore3rd at
Wed Jun 24 12:07:01 EDT 2009

Daniel Wolfe wrote:
> If I have a Yahoo buddy, Pidgin doesn't seem to recognize their
> signout/logoff; in the buddy list and the chat window, they still appear
> online. It's not because I've got it set to show offline buddies,
> either. The problem resolves itself if I disable my YIM account, then
> re-enable it after a few seconds; that clears the list to show my online
> buddies only, but it's a temporary fix; once they logoff, they still
> remain on my list.
> I'm running a fresh install of 2.5.7 on Windows XP.

I recommend the Guifications Plug-In.

Timestamp: Wednesday 24 Jun 2009, 12:06  --400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

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