Type message here... and Send button absence

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Tue Aug 14 23:19:39 EDT 2007

On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 06:25:55PM -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> On 8/14/07, Steven Brown <steven.w.j.brown at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I wasn't aware of this, but some people apparently don't like that there
> > isn't a 'Send' button?  I guess it might not be immediately obvious to
> > the first time user how to send a message.... or that Enter specifically
> > sends the message.
> There are some people who apparently don't like everything, as we've learned ;)
> We actually used the converse of this to justify removing the Send
> button: that it wasn't immediately obvious that you could hit Enter,
> because the Send button is just begging to be clicked. ;)
> -s.

Many people have accused me of making that one up.  I assure you, Sean
is making a realistic example, we had real feature requests submitted
for people asking for some other way to send messages, and real people
IMing Sean and I asking about it.


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