Pounces in IRC aren't triggered

Mike Schilli pidgin-support at perlmeister.com
Thu Feb 25 15:15:50 EST 2010

On Thu, 25 Feb 2010, Daniel Atallah wrote:

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

Yes, it shows up in the buddy list and it's listed with the fat font in
the chat room.

-- Mike

Mike Schilli

>> 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?

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