Pidgin usability look on the web

André Lemos tux at
Mon Aug 25 12:31:57 EDT 2008

Richard Laager wrote:
>> Pidgin could have detected within a few hundredths of a second that it
>> did not have any logs stored, but it presented the “View User Log”
>> scavenger hunt as an available menu item anyway ().
> What would you have Pidgin do in this case? It sounds like you want it
> to grey out the menu item. Then you'd say, "The View User Log... option
> was greyed out and I couldn't figure out how to turn it on." ;) This
> way, it'll tell you why it doesn't work.

And why not let the user select the option from the menu, but show a 
warning message saying that no logs are available for reason X + Y? 
(Logs disabled/No logs are available, etc.)

> Richard

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