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Keep Yahoo IM Messsages accounts online
Authored by: keirthomas on Dec 19, '12 12:46:55PM

That's a really interesting approach, but perhaps better modified so -- like the AppleScript in the main article -- it attempts takes ALL accounts online?

In other words, use the following AppleScript:

tell application "System Events" to tell application "Messages" to log in

... save it out somewhere safe, then follow the instructions you mentioned to get it to run each time Messages attempts to log in.

The problem is that I don't think the script will be run unless Messages starts, and as mentioned it tends to terminate itself and not restart after waking from sleep. So you'd have to find a way of making Messages restart after sleep, and... We're back to square one!

You can turn off automatic termination via a defaults write command, but I don't like hacking away OS X's features just to make one particular thing work.

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