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[GNOME Do] Re: Pidgin plugin- buddy status
Thu Jun 18 07:00:57 2009
Do just uses the first available (online) account found for the buddy. You
can arrow into your chat contact to pick the account you'd like to send to.
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 8:20 AM, Andrew Conkling
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 09:27, Alex Launi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 9:19 AM, Andrew Conkling <
>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> I also like this, but for what it's worth, it's worthwhile, at least for
>>> XMPP, to send IMs to offline buddies. To accommodate that use case, would it
>>> be worthwhile to sort offline buddies to the bottom?
>> Sorting is done by relevancy. Can anyone think of a good way to
>> accommodate both use cases? We could change the icon to the unavailable icon
>> but this can cause slowdowns when Do has to do some logic to get the Icon.
>> We could just append [OFFLINE] to the description?
> I'm resurrecting this old thread because I've noticed some undesired
> behavior because of this relevancy:
> I have most of my contacts organized by name, across protocols (so, for
> example, one Pidgin contact contains an AIM account and a Google Talk
> account). Since I use Google Talk/XMPP by default, I have each contact have
> their Google Talk account at the top, but often when opening a chat with the
> contact via Do, it will open their AIM account (even though it only shows
> the main contact name).
> This is easy to do in Do, but I'd have to go out of my way to do that in
> Pidgin. Is it possible there's a bug in Do here? A way of working around
> this behavior?
> Andrew Conkling
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