pidgin using excessive bandwidth with msn accounts

Ook ooksserver at
Tue Nov 18 09:18:27 EST 2014

On 11/18/2014 01:08 AM, David Woolley wrote:
> On 18/11/14 03:47, Ook wrote:
>> Pidgin 2.10.10 on linux, and I think 2.10.9 on windows.
>> I noticed today that when any msn account logged in, pidgin will sit
>> there and consume 200k-300k of bandwidth, even when idle. I disabled the
>> msn accounts, and the bandwidth consumption dropped to zero. This
>> started a few days or so ago (that I noticed) on all of my computers,
>> both linux and windows.
>> Anyone else seen this?
> Please look at the recent postings to this mailing list and see if 
> your problem is consistent with the other problems resulting from 
> Microsoft's change to authorised clients.
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I didn't see them, otherwise I would have looked. I must have missed 
them somehow. And I'm sorry I offended so many delicate sensibilities by 
posting to what I thought was a peer to peer support mailing list.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, and the rest of you can 
go screw yourselves. I'm removing myself from the list, y'all have a 
nice life now....

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