Automerging buddies

Kevin Stange kstange at
Sun Oct 31 05:34:11 EDT 2010

On 10/30/2010 06:58 PM, Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-10-31 at 03:16 +0500, Ivan Komarov wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Currently, when multiple buddies with the same name appear in the
>> buddy list, we prompt the user if he wants to merge them into one
>> contact. I'd like to implement a setting (something like
>> “Automatically merge buddies with the same name”), which, when
>> activated, would merge existing buddies with the same name and do the
>> same for future buddies without prompting the user.
> maybe just add a checkbox to the prompt?

How would a user undo this decision?  I don't like the idea of options
you can only toggle one way and then lose your interface to change your


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