Make a multi selection on buddy list

Tim Ringenbach tim.ringenbach at
Sat Apr 19 20:26:41 EDT 2008

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Etan Reisner <pidgin at>

> We've so far more-or-less intentionally avoided allowing for multiple
> selection in the buddy list because it complicates things a *lot*.
> Which buddies do you sub-menus for? Do you remove the Alias option?
> Expand?  Block? View Log? Add Buddy Pounce? What happens if you drag and
> drop? etc.
> In short I'm just not at all sure it is worth adding.

 I would say, the patch writer should disable everything on multiple select
except that particular feature he's interested in having. Future patch
writers could the add new functionality as they desired.

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