updating name windows title

Mark Doliner mark at kingant.net
Mon Jul 23 20:48:18 EDT 2007

On Mon, 23 Jul 2007 14:38:45 -0700, Sean Egan wrote
> On 7/23/07, Joachim Kluge <lists07 at freedom-x.de> wrote:
> > I have one question, though. Imagine a message window with 2 tabs
> > (buddy A and B). I just sent a message to buddy A and leave the window
> > open. Then buddy B sends me a message. The taskbar entry flashes but the
> > caption still reads buddy A. So I have no clue wether A or B or somebody
> > else just replied. Is this a limitation or intended?
> It's intended, although other developers think it's a poor intention.
> Mark (I think it was Mark) once tried to automatically switch to the
> new tab if you didn't seem to be using the window, but there
> apparently was no reliable way to determine if you were using it.
> The flashing means that the window wants your attention; the title is
> the title of the active conversation. I don't have a problem with it.

I think it was me, too.  I think we collectively decided that the current
situation is the best possible behavior.  Anything else causes confusion.


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