Dropped (large) messages with Pidgin 2.5.5 and OTR plugin

Doug & Kim Breaux breaux at gotgrace.net
Sun Mar 29 18:22:28 EDT 2009

Yeah, it's 2.5.5.  The OTR folks suggested that Yahoo might have
increased the overhead in its messages, and they gave me a setting to
try to manually change the maximum size OTR sends, but I haven't gotten
around to testing that yet.


Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 09:22:59AM -0600, Doug & Kim Breaux wrote:
>> I'm not sure when this started, but I did recently upgrade my Pidgin to
>> 2.5.5 and I know that now if I send large messages encrypted with OTR
>> (in this case over Yahoo if that's relevant), they are dropped
>> silently.  I used to at least see a string of error messages when this
>> occurred, but now neither I nor the recipient receive any indication at
>> all.  (Me that there was a problem or him that any message was sent.)
> Are you sure you are running 2.5.5? This should have been fixed in 2.5.3.
> -khc

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