[GSoC 2012] Planned API changes - RFC
eion at robbmob.com
Tue Jul 3 00:10:35 EDT 2012
> 1) trimming whitespaces from usernames
I don't think trimming whitespace is generally a good thing globally,
it should probably be on a per-prpl basis, in case whitespace is
important to a prpl
> 2) username validation
Does username normalisation count as validation?
> 3) ability to change labels for "username"
There's currently the UI hint for what should be entered into the
username box via the prpl_info->get_account_text_table(), is this not
On 3 July 2012 13:04, Tomasz Wasilczyk <tomkiewicz.groups at gmail.com> wrote:
> as I mentioned some time ago , I think there is a need for some API
> changes. I would like to implement some features related to prpl API,
> I just need comments or just approval.
> 1) trimming whitespaces from usernames (#11733, but not only in
> account setup dialog). Question: should it be done in libpurple, or UI
> 2) username validation (#14649)
> 3) ability to change labels for "username" - just like userNameLabel
> in Adium - many users are misled by "username" label, while they
> looking for "GG number"
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