Bugs item #1665325, was opened at 2007-02-21 10:35
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Category: None
Group: 2.0.0 beta 5
>Status: Open
Resolution: None
>Priority: 2
Private: No
Submitted By: MarioV96 (mariov96)
Assigned to: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Summary: No buddy list import tool for Trillian users

Initial Comment:
Trillian stores buddies in xml.
Gaim does as well.
Yet there is no tool to import my trillian buddy list (which i have spent time 
setting up) into gaim.  Currently a blocker for some users (myself included).

Please add an import tool which will not only take those buddies from other 
sources but also post them to their respective servers so next time i sign in 
from a new machine the list will be semi-restored.


>Comment By: MarioV96 (mariov96)
Date: 2007-02-24 22:52

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Applications that are offering a better alternative like Gaim have an
'Import from X' feature to coax and help users of other apps come aboard. 
Firefox improts from IE Gaim should do so for Trillian.  This is but an
enhancement request dont feel obliged but I feel its worthwilde to bring
new users aboard.

AIM's server is a mystery to me, if Gaim could help clean up that mess I
could finally get rid of 'buddies' from 7 years ago who I no longer know.



Comment By: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Date: 2007-02-21 14:29

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Why is this necessary?

Gaim (and I assume Trillian does this as well) stores buddies on the
server for all protocols that support it (the one protocol that doesn't
that I'm aware of is IRC).

Simply logging into gaim with your account should import the buddies from
the server.


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