Bonjour for Windows??

Anderz Olsson anderz.olsson at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 18:00:57 EST 2012


I have responded to two persons:
1. I solved a problem in minutes, dispite you.
2. I told a guy that your application has a bug, that is actually has.

Then you are telling me to stop harassing people? Why is that? Am I
wrong, or something?

2012/11/9 Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im>:
> Just to be clear, there isn't a static buffer to overflow or anything
> like that; you most likely ran into a memory limit or a numeric
> overflow of some internal GTK+ type.
>
> I'm sorry you lost a message that was important to you.  I suggest you
> enable logging if you think this type of thing is likely to happen
> again in your use case (I also suggest you try to avoid holding the
> key down that long).
>
> Perhaps there should be a hard limit on the size of the entry field,
> but really what you were doing is outside of the normal target
> behavior of any program.
>
> Please don't harass and confuse other users who are coming here for help.
>
> Thanks,
> -D
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 5:39 PM, Anderz Olsson <anderz.olsson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Mmm, but the shower doesn't have a program, coded by people, has it?
>> Just set a byte limit and let it go to peace.
>>
>> Hard, ey?
>>
>>
>>
>> 2012/11/9 Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im>:
>>> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Anderz Olsson <anderz.olsson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Just don't overflow a buffer in yer chat window, it'll make the
>>>> application crash and whatnot.
>>>
>>> Yes, please be aware that if you hold down the Z key on your keyboard
>>> continuously for several hours, you may encounter unexpected behavior.
>>>
>>> You also may run into issues if you try to use your keyboard in the
>>> shower, or microwave your mouse - be advised.
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>>
>>>> 2012/11/9 Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im>:
>>>>> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Elizabeth Vecseri
>>>>> <hungariannarnian at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> So how does one set up an account with Bonjour then? And what are the details for entering that into Pidgin?
>>>>>
>>>>> Please reply to the mailing list instead of to me directly (so that
>>>>> others can help and/or see the question and answer).
>>>>>
>>>>> You would just create an account in Pidgin, set your status to
>>>>> Available, then you should see other people on your network in your
>>>>> buddy list (and they should see you).
>>>>>
>>>>> There is no real setup apart from adding an account.
>>>>>
>>>>> You probably will need to restart Pidgin after installing Bonjour.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Elizabeth
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Nov 9, 2012, at 4:06 PM, Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Elizabeth <hungariannarnian at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I am trying to install Pidgin for an office IM system.  We have all Windows
>>>>>>>> computers.  I would like to use Bonjour for Windows to use between the
>>>>>>>> computers (all networked), but I could not find Bonjour for Windows.  I
>>>>>>>> followed the link here:
>>>>>>>> https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Protocol%20Specific%20Questions#CanIuseWindowsPidginforBonjour
>>>>>>>> and the Apple link led me to a page to install a Bonjour Print Services for
>>>>>>>> Windows.  Is this Bonjour for Windows?  How do I use this for logging into
>>>>>>>> Pidgin with a Bonjour account?  Can I create a Bonjour account through this,
>>>>>>>> or is this not even possible anymore?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Apple's Bonjour for Windows is now distributed with Bonjour Print
>>>>>>> Services and not as a standalone installation.  You should be able to
>>>>>>> install that and use it to enable the Bonjour functionality in Pidgin.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -D
>>>>>
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