Scott Hanselman

Awesome - MSN Messenger Buddy List Size Doubled to 300

March 23, '05 Comments [3] Posted in XML
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Sweet. Add me back to your lists and I shall add you, those of you I've deleted to make room! ;)

Last night, we put the finishing touches on an upgrade to the server-side of MSN Messenger. The maximum size of a buddy list has been increased from 150 to 300. Enjoy. [From Dare]

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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Thursday, March 24, 2005 10:14:05 AM UTC
Thats neat, but what MSN messenger really really needs is - ability to specify that

Alert me when this particular contact comes online - and ignore the rest.

Seriously, that is SO needed.
Monday, March 28, 2005 8:05:58 AM UTC
Try the Messenger Plus! add-on. It has the custom notification feature you are looking for and a whole lot more. http://www.msgplus.net
Rob Boek
Monday, August 22, 2005 1:05:33 AM UTC
Yer great how its been doubled but i still maxed out my list the day after it was!!

You need to allow unlimited or at least 1k contacts!! or just allow my account to have them!!

I hate using polygrammy
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