If your emesene keeps displaying the annoying message “User could not be added: Email Domain is IM Federated Contact LiveID email@example.com is federated domain.” no matter if you accept or reject the user, then you probably want to apply this patch.
This is not really a fix, but a workaround, is just a hack to avoid displaying the error message if you really like emesene and you want to use it. If you don’t like this kind of ugly solutions, there are always other options like Pidgin, aMSN, etc. — in other words if you don’t like programming forget it, or wait for a new emesene version.
Ok, so, since we have the source code (emesene was developed in python) the file we need to hack is
We just need to find the two lines that displays the messages, and bypass them if the user is our firstname.lastname@example.org. That would be (in the current version as 2011/03/30) lines 674 and 770.
in line 674 add:
then in line 770 add:
So the final Controller.py will look something like: