Status Messages Vs Personal Messages

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Thu Sep 11 16:59:00 EDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 13:30 -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> 2008/9/11 Kevin Stange <kevin at>
>         We accept that this is a valid use case based upon how users
>         use status messages.
> I think it's the only valid use case. I've never understood why it was
> changed in the first place (or why it's an option now). Looking
> through my buddy list, I don't see a single status message that would
> suddenly become entirely irrelevant if the person went from Away to
> Available or to Away or whatever.

While I don't think that's the only valid use case, I think manually
deleting the status message afterward is easy enough that we don't need
an option for that.



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