Empathy sends unnecessary notifications to the indicator applet

Bug #562610 reported by TenLeftFingers on 2010-04-13
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This bug affects 11 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Empathy
Expired
Wishlist
empathy (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: empathy

I have an IRC account setup with empathy, as well as Google Talk. Everytime I enable chat, the envelope turns green with a message from the NickServ telling me I have been identified (it's Freenode).

So the problem is that everytime I want to enable chat, I have to open and dismiss that message to clear the indicator so that when a relevant message comes through, I'll know about it.

I think it should be possible to tell Empathy to ignore messages / chats from certain channels / people / bots etc. Either at a user level, or internally. As it stands, the indicator is made redundant from startup (until I clear it).

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: empathy 2.30.0.1-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-20.30-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-20-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Apr 13 23:08:54 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/empathy
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100224.1)
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 LANG=en_IE.utf8
SourcePackage: empathy
XsessionErrors: (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1261): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed

TenLeftFingers (tenleftfingers) wrote :
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

Thanks for taking time to report this bug. I have opened an upstream empathy task (I have altered it to the notification area icon as issue because they support notification area).

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
TenLeftFingers (tenleftfingers) wrote :

Thanks Omer.

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

Upstream bug was marked a duplicate of https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=555051

Changed in empathy:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in empathy:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
Changed in empathy:
status: Confirmed → Expired
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