Pidgin 2.5.4

Pidgin is an instant messaging program for Windows, Linux, BSD, and other Unixes. You can talk to your friends using AIM, ICQ, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, QQ, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, and Zephyr. Pidgin can be extended using plugins.

* libpurple
o Fix a connection timeout with empty Gadu-Gady buddy lists. (Martin Rosinski)
o Don’t ignore namespace information when parsing XMPP data. (Michal Witkowski)
o Fix a crash that occurred when retrieving certain Offline Messages on MSN.
o Extended purple-url-handler to handle “gtalk” URI’s. (Paul Aurich)
o Fix the hang on exit in Network Location Awareness for Windows XP and Windows Vista. (Paul Aurich)

o Change Contact Server to temporarily fix connection problems. (Thanks to Youness Alaoui)

o Support for XEP-0191 blocking. (Vijay Raghunathan)
o Don’t put SASL PLAIN or IQ Auth passwords in debug logs. (Paul Aurich)
o Fix removal of avatars (both PEP and vCard), we weren’t removing them correctly before. (Paul Aurich)

* Pidgin
o Fix a crash in the Add Account dialog when changing protocols under certain circumstances.

* Finch
o Redirect stderr outputs to the debug window.
o Fix rebinding actions with the arrow-keys and tab.

* Windows-specific changes
o Fix the “Hang on Exit” issue that a number of users encountered.
o Updated GTK+ to 2.14.6

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