Custom MSN smiley causes refresh problem

David Balazic David.Balazic at hermes-softlab.com
Mon Nov 23 12:59:42 EST 2009


Ka-Hing Cheung

> Subject: Re: Own typing indication

> On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 11:59:34AM +0200, David Balazic wrote:
> > > I believe there was/is a gtk/pidgin bug such that when there 
> > > are animated
> > > smileys in the window, some text are not displayed 
> > > immediately. If this happens
> > > again, can you check if there are smileys in the window? Also 
> > > try to refresh
> > > the window (say, minimize and then restore the window) and 
> > > see if it helps.
> > 
> > Hi!
> > 
> > It happened again. I'm using 2.4.1 now.
> > There was one animated image in the conversation window.
> > Details:
> > I asked the other party (one message from me).
> > He answered with text + animated image.
> > I typed another text message.
> > Only after 10 seconds did my message appear in the conversation.
> > Right after that the answer form the other guy came, this time
> > just an animated icon. (I guess some people love animations... ;-)
> > 
> 
> Have you tried what I suggested, that is, forcing the window 
> to refresh?

Yes. I minimized and restored it.
I also covered it with another windows and the uncovered it.

In both cases the messages were visible after that.

And the problem is still there in v2.6.3 (WinXP, MSN).

Is there a ticket open for this?

Regards,
David



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