Typing icon

Nathan Walp nwalp at pidgin.im
Tue Jul 24 11:44:36 EDT 2007

Hylke Bons wrote:
> Here is a proposal for the new "typing" icon:
> http://bomahy.nl/hylke/pidgin/thought0.png
> http://bomahy.nl/hylke/pidgin/thought1.png
> http://bomahy.nl/hylke/pidgin/thought2.png
> http://bomahy.nl/hylke/pidgin/thought3.png
> http://bomahy.nl/hylke/pidgin/typing.gif
> The gif is of lesser quality, because it's gif. :)
> I think this works best when it replaces the status icon in the infopane
> when someone is typing to you. For "stopped typing" thought0.png can be
> used.

I personally don't like this.  Thinking and typing are very different, 
and we don't have a thinking indicator (really, I don't think most 
people think at all while on IM).

Is there something "wrong" with the typing indicator we have now?


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