Inconsistent behavior when closing buddy list
mark at kingant.net
Mon Jun 25 13:08:53 EDT 2007
On Mon, 25 Jun 2007 10:44:30 -0500, Casey Harkins wrote
> There are currently two different behaviors when closing the buddy
> list: hide the buddy list if the tray icon is visible, otherwise
> exit pidgin. If the tray icon is turned off entirely or turned on
> entirely, this isn't a huge problem. I am concerned with the
> inconsistency when the tray icon is set to display only when there
> is an unread message. Sometimes closing the buddy list will exit,
> other times it will hide.
> I'm proposing that we always exit pidgin when the buddy list is
> closed, regardless of whether the tray icon is visible or not.
> Separately, a plugin or preference could be added to "minimize to
> tray". This plugin/pref would capture the minimization of the buddy
> list (rather than the closing) and hide it, showing the tray icon if
> it is not currently visible.
> I've thought about this before, but this recently came up in a
> Redhat bug report.
I'm in favor of this. What would happen when you left click on the system
tray icon? Currently we hide/unhide the buddy list.
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