From: Christian Hammond <chipx86@us...> - 2003-10-15 22:02:16
Update of /cvsroot/gaim/web/htdocs
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv27790
Much FAQ updates. Lots of MSN and SSL stuff covered.
RCS file: /cvsroot/gaim/web/htdocs/faq.txt,v
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diff -u -d -p -r1.82 -r1.83
--- faq.txt 12 Oct 2003 22:22:01 -0000 1.82
+++ faq.txt 15 Oct 2003 22:02:08 -0000 1.83
@@ -671,7 +671,7 @@ and aliases when you do this. Alternativ
buddy lists, not just the msn one, you can hand edit the ~/.gaimrc to
remove the msn account. Start gaim up, which will remove the entries from
the account that no longer exists, and re-add your account. For most users,
-this will be the better temporary solution.
+this will be the better temporary solution.
Q: Is there a way to invite more than one person to an MSN chat?
@@ -680,13 +680,26 @@ it is possible that it will be worked on
Q: Is MSNP9 (MSN6) going to be supported?
-A: It is planned in time, but currently, the protocol isn't completely
-figured out. Basically, you'll know when it hits CVS or a release, but not
+A: MSNP9 support has existed in Gaim since 0.69. However, at this point,
+features such as custom smileys and buddy icons aren't yet implemented.
Q: Will I be able to use Gaim for MSN after October 15th? (The day they're preventing third party clients from connecting)
-A: Read <a href="msn.php">this</a>.
+A: Yes. We use MSNP9, which is available in 0.69 and up, and MSNP9 is
+supported after October 15th.
+Q: The MSN plugin won't load!
+A: You need Mozilla NSS or GNUTLS for MSN's SSL requirements. Make sure
+you have your Mozilla NSS or GNUTLS packages installed on your distro.
+Q: The MSN plugin won't load on Slackware, but I have Mozilla NSS!
+A: Slackware installs Mozilla NSS to a non-standard directory. The fix is
+simple. Edit /etc/ld.so.conf and add /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4 (or whatever
+version you're using, but it's usually 1.4) to the file. Then re-run
+configure and recompile Gaim.
Q: I just upgraded Gaim and the MSN plugin will not load. Why?
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