How to properly unsubscribe from a transport? [was: Re: Yahoo transport not working anymore]

Jonathan McDowell noodles at
Wed Oct 17 00:08:23 BST 2012

On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 03:46:54PM +0300, Mișu Moldovan wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Mișu Moldovan <dumol at>
> wrote:
> > It's been down for a few days again. I'm waiting for it to come back
> > so that I'm able to unsubscribe... Can you please help?
> OK, so after a few days the Yahoo transport came back online and I've
> tried to unsubscribe... But it seems I haven't properly done it
> because for several weeks my Yahoo account has been in a
> semi-suspended state in which I was able to login using Yahoo's
> webmail and desktop/mobile apps, but could not auth through several
> third-parties providers like IM+, and any XMPP gateways.
> In a moment of inspiration I've retried subscribing to your XMPP Yahoo
> gateway and it worked! More so, the auth problems disappeared and I'm
> now able to use third party apps like IM+ and Basically, it
> seems my Yahoo account is back in good shape. However, how do I
> properly unsubscribe from your Yahoo transport? It seems your XMPP
> server doesn't expose any commands in this regard. I can't modify the
> transport client-side either, beyond changing the password. I use
> Gajim as a client and I usually see more options in its interface when
> right-clicking on a transport.

I'm not the author of the Yahoo transport in use. It's PyYIMt if you
want to do some digging. Certainly unsubscribing seems to do the right
thing for me (though I don't have other accounts to test if logging in
with those would then work).


I've got a trigger inside.

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