An important, controversial issue!

Ryan Barrett gaim-devel at
Sat Apr 28 02:57:16 EDT 2007

On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, DennisR wrote:

> Away == Paper
> Idle == Grayed out

+1. ICQ and AIM have drilled these into my brain.

On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, Ethan Blanton wrote:

>> Luke's argument is that the clock has meaning other than its historical
>> context, that it's a symbol that makes him say, "THAT means idle!"
> Now, you all know that I love Luke, but Luke has more inertia than 
> practically anyone I have ever met.  Of course he doesn't like the 
> change.  ;-)  I assert once again that it is immaterial.

+1. using a clock for idle does seem funny to me, but that's probably because 
i haven't used MSN or yahoo much. it doesn't seem fundamentally wrong to me; 
i'd just want the idle users to be grayed out as well.



More information about the Devel mailing list