Actually, now that he brings that up, I've heard
the same report from one of my friends, except that it's OSCAR. I've been
getting occasional phone calls from people asking why I'm not online, when I
am / not invisible. The difference is that I can see the contacts,
they just can't see me. It seems to be the same couple of people over and
over again, so the possibility for user error does exist. I'll do some
poking around next time someone asks me about it, but just thought I'd throw
this out there.
On Mar 3, 2006, at 8:16 AM, David Balazic wrote:
freind of mine told me, that he could not chat with me, because I was
But in fac, I
thing, I could not see him in my buddy list, but I could see other MSN
it look, this status thing is seroiusly broken. (and
It is a known problem that in some situations specific MSN buddies will see
you as offline even though you aren't. I'm not aware of what causes the problem,
nor how it resolves itself, but it does not seem limited to Gaim -- I've heard
the same report about the MSN-specific third party client aMSN, and a couple
users claim to have even seen it happen on the official client though I can't
verify it's actually happened.
The problem is not related to the
Gaim status interface.
aroud with the status listbox (and the the status popup menu for the
buddy (and one another) appeared in my buddy list.
probability that they both signed on exactly when I changed status is ... very
small, I think.