multiple chat in pidgin

Ethan Blanton elb at
Sun Nov 2 11:38:37 EST 2014

Prakash Khadka spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I have a small problem while using pidgin. We have setup pidgin for
> customer support. lets say we have a,b and c users for live chat (customer
> support) if a new user come online (for eg 'd'). Now 'd' start chatting
> with customer support 'a', other customer supporters also get the
> notification of 'd' being online but could not see that 'a' is chatting
> with 'd', then 'b' and 'c' also start chatting with 'd'. how to resolve
> this problem so that when 'a' is chatting with 'd', 'b' and 'c' also see
> the chat message so that no conflict will arise.

If I understand your problem correctly (you want an indication that
*someone else* is chatting with a user on the server, to avoid
duplication of effort), this is something you'll almost certainly want
to solve in the server, not at the client.


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