Yahoo not transmitting messages from Gaim?

Wade Smart wade at
Fri Nov 17 14:05:19 UTC 2006

11172006 0804 GMT-6

I have a lot of trouble with Yahoo and Gaim. One day its working, one
day its not. I dont get it. I always get a new mail notification though.


On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 13:29 +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> 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.
> Strange.

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