Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#14855 closed defect (duplicate)

Cannot add screennames containing a period

Reported by: therealfakemoot Owned by: MarkDoliner
Milestone: Component: AIM
Version: 2.10.1 Keywords:


On attempting to add an AIM screen name containing a period (.), Pidgin throws the following error message:

Unable to add the buddy because the username is invalid. Usernames must be a valid email address, or start with a letter and contain only letters, numbers and spaces, or contain only numbers.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by datallah

  • Component changed from unclassified to AIM
  • Owner changed from rekkanoryo to MarkDoliner

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by Robby

Also reported for Adium: #a15500.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by MarkDoliner

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Closed as duplicate of #13500.

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