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

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 17:52:37 EDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 12:21 AM, Evan Schoenberg <evan.s at dreskin.net> wrote:
> 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!"

Why would this user set his "status message" for? I imagine he would
want this message to be used somehow.

Felipe Contreras

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