Gwibber doesn't turn !tags into Identi.ca community links

Bug #585095 reported by Feathertail on 2010-05-24
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Gwibber
Low
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gwibber (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gwibber

PROBLEM

An inconsistency in Gwibber's formatting wherein #hashtags and @replies are turned into links, in its display of Identi.ca streams, but !community mentions are not.

HOW TO REPRODUCE

1. Use Gwibber to post a status update on Identi.ca which includes the !tag of a community you belong to. !aliases work for purposes of bugtesting also (Identi.ca allows community administrators to assign multiple aliases to !community names).
2. Note that while @replies and #hashtags are automatically turned into links in your Identi.ca stream, the !community name is not.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Everything that would be a link on the Identi.ca web app itself will be a link in Gwibber.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: gwibber 2.30.0.1-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-22.33-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-22-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon May 24 15:01:59 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gwibber

Kamus (kamus) wrote :

Is this issue still occuring using gwibber 2.30.0.1-0ubuntu3? please could you attach a screenshot of this problem? Thanks!

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low

The About dialog says I am using 2.30.0.1. A screenshot is being attached.

Kamus (kamus) wrote :

Confirmed under gwibber 2.30.0.1-0ubuntu4 in Maverick and marked as Triaged for now. Thanks!

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2010-11-20
Changed in gwibber:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Xavier Guillot (valeryan-24) wrote :

Right : Hashtags # work very well on identica and twitter with search tab. But on identica, there is also an option for groups :
http://identi.ca/group

Name of group has a ! before. Example : if you subscribe to Ubuntu group, when someone post a message with !Ubuntu, you will receive it even if you are not following his timeline.

This part works well in Gwibber, I receive all the messages from the groups I have joined.

But contrary to the #hashtags, !groups are not clickable links and do not allow to do a search in identica groups.

According identi.ca support, there is no group search api end point right now

http://status.net/open-source/issues/2876

So, question is : if a word has a "!" just before it without space between them (like !gwibber), is it possible to make it as link and redirect to :
http://identi.ca/group/gwibber

If group does not exist, this will display an error message "Not found"

If yes, it would allow to subscribe easily to a group on identica web page.

Xavier Guillot (valeryan-24) wrote :

Hello,

Is there any news on this possibility please ?

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