[GSoC 2012] Planned API changes - RFC

Tomasz Wasilczyk tomkiewicz.groups at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 07:18:20 EDT 2012

>>> 2) username validation
> Also, there may be a need for another option, let's say
> OPT_PROTO_STORE_NORMALIZED, to store only normalized usernames. We
> don't need to have "[space]1234" contact on buddy list, "1234" will be
> sufficient.

Note: STORE_NORMALIZED option can obviously solve trimming issue.

>>> 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
>> enough?
> I missed that, thanks. It's not used in buddy adding dialog, but I can fix this.

Update: there is a small problem, that makes me unable to solve it. In
buddy list dialog there is a focus on username field, so login_label
hint won't display after dialog shows up. Any ideas?


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