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nebbus 02-11-2006 04:25 AM

Buddy pounce in kopete
 
Is it possible to do a buddy pounce in kopete?

I want to write a message that will be sent to one of my buddies when he comes online. I have searched google and found a "solution" on the kopete page

kopete.sourceforge.net/index.php

But the script is no longer there?

Is there any other way? A plug in? Or is this a feature I just dont find in Kopete?

nebbus

duffmckagan 02-11-2006 05:21 AM

What exactly does Buddy Pounce mean?

duffmckagan 02-11-2006 05:26 AM

Ok. I tried to get the meaning from GAIM. (I use GAIM)

I think Kopete automatically gives you the Pounce, when a Buddy comes online...isn't it?

nebbus 02-11-2006 05:42 AM

From Gaim FAQ:

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What is a "Buddy Pounce"?

Gaim introduced buddy pounces a few releases before AOL came out with "Buddy Alerts." Despite this though, you could think of a buddy pounce as an Alert and get an idea of the most minimal uses of a buddy pounce. In reality, a buddy pounce is much like a macro, or a recorded action. When you set a pounce on someone, you choose from a number of events, such as sign on or someone going away, and then you choose from a number of actions. These actions include everything from playing a sound (like an Alert would do) to sending a message to the person, to executing a command. This action will occur the next time gaim detects the event, ie the next time the person in your buddy list who you have pounced signs on.
I want to send a message to my buddy when he/she comes online, a message written when he/she was offline. The message should be sent even if I am away from my computer. I get a notification when the user comes online, but I can not automaticaly send a message.

I am aware that I could do this in Gaim, but I don't want to switch client just for this feature, as I am very pleased with Kopete.

The Kopete page I linked to in my previous post talks of a script that would do just this, but the script is no longer there. Does anybody have this script, and could you please post it? Or is there any other way?

nebbus


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