Idea about emoticon cache
kylerzhang11 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 05:20:49 EDT 2012
Thanks for your explanation.
On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 5:06 PM, Eion Robb <eion at robbmob.com> wrote:
> (someone else feel free to correct me if im wrong, but) Custom emoticons
> (sending and receiving) work fine in xmpp in pidgin it's just that custom
> emoticons broke in msn when we changed to msnp16. I don't think that
> implementing custom emoticons in any protocol in lib purple is inside the
> scope, nor necessary for this proposal.
> On Sunday, 25 March 2012, zhang kai <kylerzhang11 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net> wrote:
> >> On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 12:43 AM, zhang kai <kylerzhang11 at gmail.com>
> >> > Yes, MSN allows for custom emoticons, you can choose an image as
> >> > and set a sequence of characters for it. When you send the custom
> >> > in Microsoft's client you can also see the image in the dialog. But
> >> > the Microsoft's client nor Pidgin could receive the custom emoticon
> >> > you can just see the sequence of characters. I tested with Pidgin,
> >> > Live Messenger and even Win8 MSN.
> >> Hmm, that sounds weird. So you're saying that Microsoft's client
> >> allows you to insert a custom emoticon into an IM and send it, but it
> >> isn't displayed for the other person? I would expect that to work.
> >> Maybe it's turned off my default? Or maybe the two people must be on
> >> each other's buddy lists?
> > I feel weird too, if the custom emoticon isn't displayed for the other
> person why did Microsoft bother to implement the custom emoticon
> >> > When I saw the idea on Pidgin Summer of Code 2012 projects page, I
> >> > Pidgin already supported the custom emoticons, just needed a cache
> system to
> >> > store them.
> >> Hmm, I think Pidgin does allow users to send and receive custom
> >> emoticons for MSN. If you click on the "insert emoticon" button in
> >> the IM window there is a "Manage custom smileys" link. This allows me
> >> to insert an image of my choosing and send it to the other person. I
> >> didn't test whether the image actually shows up for the other person
> >> just now... but it's supposed to.
> > So I think I should just focus on how to design the emoticon system and
> implement a set of functions that whenever other Pidgin developer need to
> cache an emoticon they can use it?
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