Two things that I hate in Pidgin right now

Bron Gondwana brong at
Sun Sep 2 21:23:53 EDT 2007

On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 08:14:11PM -0500, Richard Laager wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-09-02 at 18:05 -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> > I made the change to search from the bottom, my IRC tab would be blue,
> > and I wanted to Ctrl-F my name and not have to bother with messages I
> > said two days ago.
> I used this for probably the first time (if not ever, at least in a long
> while) and was amazed at how crazy cool it was that it behaved that way.
> > You're the first person yet to be annoyed, confused, and disserviced
> > by this. Is there a particular reason you want to see the oldest
> > messages first?
> Perhaps we should just have a "Search backwards" checkbox (like every
> other find window) and have it checked by default and have its result
> save as a pref. That way it's clear what is going on, we have a default
> that is useful for IM (but non-standard), and it's easily changeable.

How about having the text entry area at the top of the conversation
window and have the conversation scroll away downwards with new lines
added at the top.  Should keep the top-posters happy.

Bron ( ok, ok, I'll get my coat )

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