'Personal Information -> Alias' is immutable for MSN

Bug #326321 reported by anabelli on 2009-02-06
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This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
telepathy-butterfly
Confirmed
Wishlist
telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: empathy

Settings in "Personal Information -> Alias" for a msn account doesn't persist. If you close and restart empathy the old one is restored.

Solution:
1. close empathy
2. start pidgin (or another msn client)
3. change the alias
4. close the other-msn-client
5. launch empathy
6. the alias is set as I did in pidgin

Version: 2.25.2-2ubuntu1~ppa8.10+1

pymsn states it supports content roaming for personal avatar, display name and status message.

The avatar is not synchronized. I could not check the personal message since I now don't have the possibility to run windows live messenger, and the last time I used it I just set my avatar, with a blank personal message.

I now checked: there's completely no content roaming support. not even for the nickname

not an empathy bug

affects: empathy (Ubuntu) → telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu)
Changed in telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in telepathy-butterfly:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Triaged

Yes, this is an important feature

Changed in telepathy-butterfly:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist

is this bug still existing in Maverick. I just changed my msn alias and then quit empathy and when I started it again and chatted my new alias was there.

Colan Schwartz (colan) wrote :

I'm getting this behaviour with Jabber in Lucid, haven't tried Maverick yet.

summary: - 'Personal Information -> Alias (MSN)' doesn't persist
+ 'Personal Information -> Alias' is immutable (for MSN & Jabber/XMPP)

Just to be more precise:

On my desktop I can change the alias, but when I hit "Close", it doesn't save. The alias I'm now stuck with is the one from my mobile device.

Colan Schwartz (colan) on 2010-11-01
tags: added: maverick
anabelli (anabelli) wrote :

In maverick I can't set the MSN picture/icon.

turnick (turnickdbz) on 2010-11-21
Changed in telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Confirmed
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

for jabber please report a new bug against telepathy-gabble using 'ubuntu-bug telepathy-gabble'

summary: - 'Personal Information -> Alias' is immutable (for MSN & Jabber/XMPP)
+ 'Personal Information -> Alias' is immutable for MSN
Changed in telepathy-butterfly (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

actually for jabber we have bug 680817

Changed in telepathy-butterfly:
importance: Wishlist → Unknown
Changed in telepathy-butterfly:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
anabelli (anabelli) wrote :

Wishlist?
..I wanna meet the guy who takes decisions here.

Senegalo (senegalo) wrote :

WISHLIST ??!!! .. okay.. am moving on to pidgin !!! tested it yesterday... same level on integration with 10.10.. !!

Senegalo (senegalo) wrote :

okkaay.. i take it back .. am a programmer.. and really appreciate the work you guys are doing.. i know how hard it is to maintain something like this... and do all of it for the open source community !! Sorry if i was rude !! :( ...

Johan Boss (johanboss) wrote :

Is it just me or is this working in 11.04? Thinking you may mark this bug as fixed.

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