Yahoo not transmitting messages from Gaim?

Adam Funk a24061 at
Fri Nov 17 13:29:49 UTC 2006

On 2006-10-17, Adam Funk <a24061 at> wrote:
> My colleagues and I use Yahoo IM for work.  Lately, a lot of the
> Linux-users among us have had the frequent problem that what we type
> in Gaim doesn't appear on other users' clients --- I've had this
> problem with other people using both the Yahoo client for Windows and
> Gaim on Ubuntu.  And it seems to be getting worse.
> Someone said he'd heard a rumour that Yahoo is deliberately
> discriminating against non-Yahoo clients.  Anyone know anything about
> this?

This seems to have been a problem with my yahoo ID.  I had the same
problem with two clients (not GAIM) on a Mac.  I created a new yahoo
ID for IM and now it works fine.


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