help

Michael Secord gizmokid2005 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 15:32:58 EST 2010


I'd have to say the reason to not do that...Why would you be 
automatically be changing a users settings/preferences without their 
knowledge maybe? Seems bad form. Though, it does make /logical/ sense to 
do that.

-------- Original Message  --------
Subject: Re: help
From: Evan Platt <evan at espphotography.com>
To: Josh Ribakoff <josh.ribakoff at gmail.com>, Pidgin Mailing List 
<support at pidgin.im>
Date: 2/10/2010 2:15 PM

> I don't know, you'd have to ask one of the developers. Certainly there's
> some logic where as easy as that sounds, it wouldn't work. (ie what
> comes to mind is maybe there's a reason you WOULDN'T want to uncheck use
> client login, and to automatically 'uncheck' it upon error would break
> some other functionality.
>
> On 2/10/2010 11:12 AM, Josh Ribakoff wrote:
>> Haha what is up with that?
>>
>> Why not add a feature that detects that and changed the "client login"
>> setting automatically? Surely then there would not be so many emails.
>>
>> if ( received unexpected oscar response ) {
>> // try again with that setting checked
>> }
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Evan Platt <evan at espphotography.com
>> <mailto:evan at espphotography.com>> wrote:
>>
>> On 2/10/2010 9:06 AM, Ethan Blanton wrote:
>>
>> As you are no doubt aware, Pidgin is open source software, and
>> we have
>> no dedicated support team. As such, if you choose to adopt
>> Pidgin for
>> your workplace, be prepared to provide support to your
>> employees. We
>> cannot and will not provide day-to-day tech support for running
>> Pidgin
>> to 70 desktops.
>>
>>
>> I can see it now, 70 e-mails from the same company in a period of 5
>> minutes .. "Hi, I can't logon "Received unexpected response from
>> http://api.oscar.aol.com/aim/startOSCARSession"
>>
>> :)
>>
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