Problem with buddy name

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Wed Oct 20 09:48:21 EDT 2010


On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 09:07, Wolfe, Rick G x28837
<Rick.Wolfe at broadridge.com> wrote:
> I’ve noticed for a long time that the buddy name gets truncated for certain
> people.  I found the commonality to be the way the adminstrator assigned the
> name.
>
>
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> For instance: “Crane, Dave x28619,Crane,Crane,Crane” displays as “Dave
> x28619” (truncated)
>
>           or: “Passes, Harvey,Passes” displays as “Harvey” (truncated)
>
>
>
>          but: Farley, Peter x23353 displays as “Farley, Peter x23353” (full
> name).
>
>
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> When I assign an alias name to display the full name, it displays the alias
> until the next time I reconnect, then it goes back to the truncated name
> again.


Which protocol (AIM/Yahoo/MSN/XMPP/etc.) are you seeing this with?

-D



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