Persistent chat rooms

Sean Egan seanegan at
Tue Aug 28 17:58:47 EDT 2007

On 8/28/07, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury <imadil at> wrote:
> We probably want to use a new icon in the buddy list to indicate that a
> conversation is hidden (especially if there's new message in it). Will
> the real Hylke Bons please stand up?

We already use one for hidden conversation with message in it.

Hylke made some chat-specific icons for the various new states we'll
introduce, but i'm not sure where they are right now.

> I do not really care either way. But we probably should emit
> 'conversation-hiding' signal just before the UI for a conversation is
> unset, and 'conversation-displayed' just after the UI is reset. Plugins
> may want to do things on either of these events. I think these signals
> should be in the UI, and not in the core. This time, will some of
> the real crazy patch writers please stand up?  ;)

That's a good idea,


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