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

Simo Mattila simo.h.mattila at gmail.com
Thu May 3 14:34:03 EDT 2007

ke, 2007-05-02 kello 15:21 -0700, Sean Egan kirjoitti:
> On 5/2/07, Nathan Walp <nwalp at pidgin.im> wrote:
> >   I don't think it's a common occurance to change your type of status
> > w/o changing the message.  You're not going to go from "Away/In a
> > meeting" to "Available/In a meeting" or "Available/Anyone want to chat?"
> > To "DND/Anyone want to chat?"  it just doesn't make sense.
> 8 of the over 250 currently online on my buddy list have a status
> message that's tied to their state (not including auto-away). By far,
> the vast majority of messages are "Random quotation or anecdote I
> think other people will find amusing."

People indeed use status message for all sorts of announcements,
quotations and similar stuff that has nothing to do with status itself.

I liked the old behaviour, if it counts ;) Now it's painful to keep same
status message when you change your status.

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