Chatting with more than one buddy

Etan Reisner deryni at
Fri Nov 12 17:01:37 EST 2010

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 03:09:10PM -0500, Kenneth Holley wrote:
> Hello,
> We are running the (latest) Pidgin client against OpenFire server in-house .
> so all of our "buddies" are just our fellow staff of around 25.  The
> question is: If I'm say, chatting with another staff member and want to pull
> a third staff member into the existing conversation, how do I go about doing
> so?
> Thank you,
> Ken

You start a chat (muc) room and all join it.

Buddies->Join a Chat
Conversation->Join a Chat

There is a specification available for a process by which one can
"upgrade" a normal conversation into a muc room but it isn't particularly
well supported and has some less than well designed parts to it.


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