GoogleTalk status always showing as ‘Available’ even after sign out seems to be a problem with many users, where they were shown online to buddies even after they have sign out from all possible GoogleTalk logins. All the cases have been reported after logging in to GoogleTalk from third party mobile clients. (worst is eBuddy)
Reasons may be that the mobile data connections get interrupted and are with connectivity spikes very often due to the mobility factor. Some bug in the client causes the connection not to be closed properly. I’m not a XMPP/Jabber guru but if you dig a bit more you might find the reason.
My case was with the official IM client by Nokia. The client stopped working all-of-a-sudden and I was having conversations on this over twitter with @nokiamessaging which then they fixed and just after fixing that this issue came up, which is quite normal I can very well understand that as a developer. I never though that this happens with Nokia also :D. So I had to start the conversation again with @nokiamessaging which they then transfered to @NokiaHelps on twitter which accepted that it was their bug(this may also be because of a bug with GoogleTalk). Suggested solution for me was to contact Nokia support which was unfortunately was not available for Sri Lanka. I was suggested some resources online while they look for support options for me which actually I have not received a reply so far.
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