[Adium-devl] libpurple: personal message != status message

Evan Schoenberg evan.s at dreskin.net
Wed Sep 10 17:21:04 EDT 2008

On Sep 10, 2008, at 1:13 PM, Felipe Contreras wrote:

> But there's only one "message", so someone needs to choose between
> field A and field B. IMO the UI should do that, what I think it's
> sensible is to display field A only when field B is not set.
> That means "Dark Knight was awesome!" will only be shown when there's
> no custom status with a message like "In A Meeting".
> A twitter-like plugin then can use filed A and ignore field B.

How would you deal with this bug report? The behavior this theoretical  
user is expecting would be intuitive from the UI concept you're  
presenting: "I have my personal message set, but it goes away whenever  
I change my status to anything with a status message!"

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