Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#2772 new defect

"Conversation Colors" plugin breaks the displaying of a sent image in an AIM direct IM

Reported by: pazpaz Owned by: sadrul
Milestone: Component: plugins
Version: 2.1.1 Keywords: conversation colors, direct connect
Cc: kneuk, pva

Description

When the "Conversation Colors" plugin is enabled, inserting an image into an AIM conversation works, but when I send the image nothing shows up on my side of the conversation. The other person does see the image.

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Sim-on

  • Component changed from pidgin (gtk) to AIM
  • Owner set to MarkDoliner

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by nitz

I'm also having this issue, using version 2.4.1 on WinXP and WinVista?. Disabling the plugin resolves the issue.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by rekkanoryo

  • Component changed from AIM to plugins
  • Owner changed from MarkDoliner to sadrul

This issue is clearly in the convcolors plugin, not AIM. Sadrul, can you take a look at this and see if you can fix it?

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by betarepeating

also having this issue with Pidgin 2.5.5 on Arch Linux.

it seems that if "ignore incoming format" is unchecked, images display again

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by kneuk

I think this is due to DirectIM(Oscar Direct Connect or Oscar File Transfer) dominates handling of data stream.

in libpurple/protocols/oscar/peer.c

This also causes double byte text to get garbled while connected with ODC2.

DirectIM should open separate data stream with text chat.

comment:6 Changed 9 years ago by pva

Heh, this breaks x11-plugins/pidgintex and x11-plugins/pidgin-latex plugins. And this took me long time to understand why I'm unable to see formulas in chat window. And this is pidgin-2.6.4.

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