Pounces in IRC aren't triggered

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Thu Feb 25 15:10:59 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 13:53, Mike Schilli
<pidgin-support at perlmeister.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Feb 2010, Daniel Atallah wrote:
>> For IRC, you need to have the buddy added to your list for pounces to
>> work.  The reason for this is that IRC "status" can only be determined
>> by polling the server for individual buddies.
> Interesting, I added the buddy to my buddy list (Buddies->Add Buddy),
> used "accountname at irc.freenode.net (IRC)" as the account name, put the
> buddy's nick under "Buddy's username", left "(Optional) Alias" and "Add
> buddy to group" empty. Still no luck, though. The pounce script doesn't
> get triggered on any event. Any way to debug this?

Does the buddy actually appear in your buddy list as online?


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