Account editor

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Sat Jul 28 23:08:18 EDT 2007

On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 09:03:37PM +0100, Will Thompson wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 01:06:06PM -0500, Mark Doliner wrote:
> >                  I don't think "display name" is a good idea.  I think
> > "display name" should only be used as the name that other people set for
> > themselves.
> Is there any particular reason why an account's local alias isn't also
> the remote alias on protocols that support such a thing (MSN and XMPP
> come to mind)?
> (Sorry if this has been discussed before.)
> Will

90% of my accounts have a local alias of "Me."  Gramatically it should
be "I,"  but I like the look of "Me" better.  I've heard from others
that it is being used similarly in at least a sizable minority of our


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