Known Issues

  • Problem
  • Updated 2 years ago
  • In Progress
• Can't load contact avatars (yet!)

• Encoding problems with Adium (and some anothers IM's)

• Can't add, remove or block contacts

• Can't display or manage personal MSN groups
(Cocoon create a separate group called "MSN")

• Connection problems when iChat crashes
(Just disable and then enable the MSN account on your iChat preferences)

• Can't display custom emoticons properly

And unfortunatelly, because the way iChat load third-parties plugins, you will need to restart your machine after Cocoon is installed. We hope we can work this issue around when Apple solves this problem.
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Posted 4 years ago

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frabbtarde

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I'm connected (or it says so) but I cannot see any of my MSN contacts, neither connected nor in the offline list.
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Owen den Engelsman

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My .Mac iChat account cannot connect while MSN is loaded. Once MSN is disabled, I can connect my iChat account and re-enable MSN.
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Nicolás Frias

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Please we need answers, and a update! :P
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Dale

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I agree paid up some money to donate and it already looks like this project is dead.
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Mark Hughes

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I've actually sent an email in like 3 weeks ago and haven't got a response.

Looks like a dead project! Was good while it lasted I guess. I do hope some else starts up another MSN for iChat project.
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Miguel Aluen

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As I was going to make a donation this comments worry me. Can anyone clarify if this project is dead?
Thanks...
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Mark Hughes

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There hasn't been an update for 2 months. If you don't get a reply within two weeks you can rest assure the project is dead.
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zertox

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Glad I didn't pay anything yet!
Switched back to Adium about a week ago.
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Dale

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Now 3 months with no updates on here twitter or facebook and as a donator I am a bit miffed to say the least that the developer seems to have ran off with our money.

I think we can all declare this project officially dead and I will never donate to the developer again.
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Christian

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Another let down donator here.
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Dale

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I think they should change their homepage to read the following instead.

NOT working on

• Avatars!
• File transfer
• Manage groups
• Manage friends
• Custom emoticons
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jose_alberto

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Me too!
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Alexandre Mello

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Hi, guys. It doesn't work for me yet. How do I uninstall the plug-in? I think it's a promising project and hope to see the final version at MacAppStore. I'm really considering buying it. Thanks.
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briandesmond

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I emailed them weeks ago to see if the project was still alive and never got a response. Lame.
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wisonlee

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absolutely, this app is DEAD!
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Khaled Abu Nayyan

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thanx this plugin is awesome ... can't wait too see the next beta ... and pleas we need this plugin for free !!

how can i know about the new updates?
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Nicolás Frias

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Francisco Escobar

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an error occurs: "ichat has listed the connection with MSN, it has been occurs an error unexpected when use MSN module"
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x.thug.85

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any updates?
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Egodzilla

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Just want to say thanx for this plugin ...
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Priscilla França

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it crashes a lot, and it doesn't show all on line friends, sometimes it takes a while to 'update' the online list, wich is tiresome, I never know who is online, and I have to wait for them to start a conversation. It doesn't support group chats, or video chats either.
I've been using the plugin for 4 months already and the problems do persist.
When are you going to start fixing those issues? the project has at leas 6 months!
Oh, and the donate page isn't working.
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Priscilla França

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I forgot to say: You guys seems to be focusing on managing lists/friends, and transfering files and even emoticons stuff. I think that those are not such a problems when you look at the instability of the plugin. Guess that should e moe important. Is quite tiresome to have to keep login in just because the plugin keeps crashing, and all the stuff that i said before.
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Enric

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I have a problem at seeing the list of people in my msn, it looks like i have no one so i have to wait to people to talk to me and then keep de conversation in order to be able to talk to them when i want in future, with the bad thing that in the conversation it doesnt say if they are online or not
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jose.chiriboga

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My contacts from MSN do not load in iChat, i can only see a 6 out of 20 that are online.
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epenafiel87

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I can ́t either load ANY of my MSN contacts. I think it ́s not working at all.

But the installation was pretty easy, and i didn ́t get any error message.
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rrecio

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neither do i
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RitaSpears

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hey how do you ad msn to it cause i can't even do that :( cause you already have facebook buddies ... and it can't i've already installed the pulgin but it doesn't work :(
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Lash Man

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Been 7months since work is in progress on this? If i had read this then I wouldnt have bothered donating anything, as neither are you updating this plugin or replying to your customers here,