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== Known issues in MSN plugin ==
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== Summary ==
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MSN plugin gives you the ability to communicate using MSN instant messaging network.
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== MSN plugin development status ==
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MSN plugin is not actively developed, but still supported.
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== Known issues ==
  
 
Multiuser conversations are not supported:  
 
Multiuser conversations are not supported:  
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There are still some problems with contact list:  
 
There are still some problems with contact list:  
 
* contact search doesn't show any found contacts, instead it ADDS them to your contact list;
 
* contact search doesn't show any found contacts, instead it ADDS them to your contact list;
* if a user adds you to his/her contact list, you recieve a notification, but cannot open it (i.e. sim just blinks in the dock, but there is no way to see the notification window). restarting sim seems to help, but sometimes this leads to immediate crashes just after the start.
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* if a user adds you to his/her contact list, you recieve a notification, but cannot open it (i.e. sim just blinks in the dock, but there is no way to see the notification window). restarting sim seems to help, but * don't use MSN and Oscar plugins simultaneously - it may cause some weird contact list problems for ICQ (one example - all ICQ contacts get deleted at some point from server side...). MSN and ICQ separately works fine I think

Revision as of 17:31, 1 October 2007

Summary

MSN plugin gives you the ability to communicate using MSN instant messaging network.


MSN plugin development status

MSN plugin is not actively developed, but still supported.

Known issues

Multiuser conversations are not supported:

  • there is no way to add user(s) to already open conversation;
  • when somebody adds you to a multiuser conversation, you'll see his nickname everywhere, while messages are actually posted by different users.

There are still some problems with contact list:

  • contact search doesn't show any found contacts, instead it ADDS them to your contact list;
  • if a user adds you to his/her contact list, you recieve a notification, but cannot open it (i.e. sim just blinks in the dock, but there is no way to see the notification window). restarting sim seems to help, but * don't use MSN and Oscar plugins simultaneously - it may cause some weird contact list problems for ICQ (one example - all ICQ contacts get deleted at some point from server side...). MSN and ICQ separately works fine I think