Bug 5350 - (int-142842) IM /me syntax does not work with XMPP
: IM /me syntax does not work with XMPP
Status: NEW
Product: Chat & Call & SMS
: 5.0/(1.2009.41-10)
: N900 Linux
: Low normal with 4 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: rtcomm@maemo.org
: im-chat-bugs
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Reported: 2009-10-12 23:09 UTC by Lennart Poettering
Modified: 2009-12-10 16:26 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Lennart Poettering (reporter) 2009-10-12 23:09:26 UTC
N900 Maemo 5, 1.2009.41-10

On most IM tools there's a syntax for IRC-style /me. The N900 IM tool does not
have that. WHich is a bit surprising if you are used to that syntax.
Comment 1 Mikhail Zabaluev nokia 2009-10-13 15:12:25 UTC
It works for me with Skype, both p2p and group chats. There is a formatting
problem with the action messages, but that's known and should be fixed in an
What is the IM protocol that our implementation is giving you grief with?
We don't meaningfully support /me in SIP messages, I think. Nor we do with SMS,
but we probably shouldn't even try to.
Comment 2 Lennart Poettering (reporter) 2009-10-13 17:19:47 UTC
I tried it with Jabber/GoogleTalk.
Comment 3 Mikhail Zabaluev nokia 2009-10-13 20:08:01 UTC
Comment 4 Mikhail Zabaluev nokia 2009-12-10 16:26:15 UTC
When we are at it, mind this comment on a related bug:

I'd propose making it easier to type the commands correctly: when you type a
leading /, the next letter should use lowercase by default unless explicitly
shifted, even if you have automatic capitalization turned on otherwise.