Fwd: [Pidgin] #552: Description disappeared from field bottom of the contacts list

Mark Doliner mark at kingant.net
Thu May 3 02:01:43 EDT 2007

On Wed, 2 May 2007 15:32:22 -0400, Luke Schierer wrote
> On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 11:49:36AM -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> >  deryni, his request is for the old behavior where, if I'm Available with a
> >  status message, and change the state to Away, it keeps the message in the
> >  box, highlights it and gives it keyboard focus.
> > 
> >  I really liked this too. Who removed it, and why?
> One of the frequent complaints with the early betas was that you 
> could not return from away.  In tracing this, we discovered that people
> actually could and were returning from away, they were confused by 
> the fact that the status message was preserved.  changing this behavior
> fixed this "bug" for significant numbers of users.

I don't have a strong preference either way.


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