#915 closed defect (obsolete)

Skype group conversation

Reported by: lopastev@… Owned by: Miklos Vajna
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Skype Version: 3.0.4
Keywords: Cc:
IRC client+version: Client-independent Operating System: Linux
OS version/distro: Debian 7


11:44:44 <@username> chat add skype #skypeuser/$skypeid channelname

11:44:44 <@root> Named chatrooms not supported on that account.

This is very bad but internal Skype Chat’s IDs are not good names for channels (in native Skype client it’s replaced by chat topic and don’t displayed directly).

Also in exists Skype conversation replies of chatmembers displayed as private messages (it can be fixed by leaving from the channel and rejoining).

Used a Debian repository with nightly builds, x32.

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comment:1 Changed at 2012-02-11T12:13:17Z by lopastev@…

And after disconnect a skype users from group chat they don’t autojoined to chat channel and them messages received is displayed as a private messages from this users.

comment:2 Changed at 2012-02-11T12:31:48Z by Miklos Vajna

You can workaround the later by bookmarking the groupchat: if you do that (from the native client), then you have a setting to automatically join those groupchats on startup (see protocols/skype/README).

I'll check how hard it is to support chat add.

comment:3 Changed at 2012-02-11T13:27:32Z by lopastev@…

Yes, it’s work.

But, after a user has gone offline, it does not rejoined to the channels of Skype Chats as on the control channels and them’s messages delivered as a private messages.

Also it’s don’t allow change channel names (internal Skype IDs is unusable hashes).

comment:4 Changed at 2012-02-11T13:30:06Z by anonymous

So, IIRC before BitlBee 3.0 it wasn't possible add nicknames for chats, e.g. you always go &chat_001 and so on - in that time having a persistent (bug ugly) channel name (based on the skype hash) was an improvement. Need to re-check if BitlBee now supports more, I guess so.

comment:5 Changed at 2012-02-11T13:41:29Z by lopastev@…

Yes, but further improvement would be adding the feature to define channel aliases.

The most important bug that users don’t rejoined to Skype Chat’s channels after reconnect. This bug makes Skype Chat’s in BitlBee completely unusable.

comment:6 Changed at 2012-02-11T16:21:42Z by Miklos Vajna

You mean that (1) when they reconnect they don't rejoin to your channel, or (2) when you reconnect?

Also, are you interested in hacking a patch to provide this? (The plugin itself is in C.) I can do it myself, but that will take time, it may be way faster if you could make your hands dirty. :-)


comment:7 Changed at 2012-03-25T23:40:02Z by wilmer

Priority: majornormal

comment:8 Changed at 2013-07-16T09:19:10Z by max@…

Sorry for pushing this ticket, but this is getting bugging me. Is there any solution to make Skype group chats sticky, so bitlbee will rejoin them after an disconnect? Currently all messages from persons in the chat goes to privmsg if bitlbee is connected to skyped again.

For me, only an part/rejoin the group chat with the native client solve does it for me (till the next connection lost). Also adding the group chats to "favorites" or "bookmark" them in the native client, does not help here.

comment:9 Changed at 2013-07-16T10:28:00Z by anonymous

View also here: #911 and this bug is still in version 3.2

comment:10 Changed at 2013-08-24T22:06:22Z by anonymous

In the irc client ii its impossible to join a skype groupchat because of the / so yeah it would really be nice with a renaming function.

comment:11 Changed at 2018-04-29T23:49:42Z by dx

Resolution: obsolete
Status: newclosed

Closing all skype tickets (plugin removed in a949b43ed657154d4ff8492bbdb16202a1a9f22d)

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