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I try to change my nickname for my AIM account in Empathy. And the change doesn't seem to take. Whatever I do, it just kind of stays the same. It works fine for my Google talk account... Iunno.

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This is a bug in Telepathy.

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Well, gee. That sucks. Any positive prognosis? – Daniel Aug 24 '10 at 2:57
The best thing you can do is subscribe to the bug to be notified of progress. Or perhaps help find someone who might be able to help fix the bug. – Jorge Castro Aug 24 '10 at 15:13

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