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Old 22nd November 2010
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Default Pidgin 2.7.6 fixes MSN connection issues

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The Pidgin development team has issued version 2.7.6 of its open source instant messenger application. According to the developers, this maintenance release includes a variety of bug fixes and updates, including some that address an issue that prevented the IM client from connecting to Microsoft's MSN network.

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John Bailey notes, the project has also "started distributing a couple of new certificates needed to solve the latest MSN certificate disaster" that prevented users from connecting to the service.
Now I understand why we are having a lot of guests looking at http://www.daemonforums.org/showthread.php?t=2731
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This happens every so often, not just with the MSN protocol with also with other "less-than-open" protocols such as OSCAR or Yahoo!.

Back when used IM with centerim, the only reason I ever upgraded was because some protocol had broken ...
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