Ability to sort buddy list groups

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Mon Jun 25 13:40:52 EDT 2007

On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 12:10:25PM -0500, Mark Doliner wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jun 2007 14:39:28 +0100, Vinnie Lima wrote
> > Thanks, i didnt mean to be rude previously but its just not feasible 
> > for me to hand edit and decide where each group should belong so 
> > they are all alphabetical, specially because they will become out of 
> > order within a week or two.
> > 
> > Since pidgin *has* the ability to alphabetize and sort the buddies,
> >  why not extend it to do the same feature for the groups? User 
> > friendliness goes a long way, specially for such a cool gadget as 
> > pidgin. I'm surprised no one has asked this, specially those who use 
> > pidgin for corporate notes sametime meeting, where there may be 
> > thousands of notes groups configured.
> I agree, we should sort buddy list groups alphabetically.
> -Mark

I rather like the alphabetizing for buddies in my groups, but I do *not*
want to extend that to the groups themselves.  If we chose to go that
route, I'll have to turn off the alphabetizing and just sort the entire
list manually.  I tried the alphabetized group thing for a while in
finch, and it was annoying.


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