Status Messages Vs Personal Messages

Mark Doliner mark at
Thu Sep 11 17:09:33 EDT 2008

2008/9/11 Sean Egan <seanegan at>:
> 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.

I'm in favor of getting rid of the preference and having the message
remain unchanged when the status is changed.


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