[Psi-devel] Psi defaults
mrchapp at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 13:23:47 PDT 2004
Now that we're talking about defaults, I'd like to comment that I feel
really weird with the chatdlg colors: I've grown accustomed to blue
for me and red for my peer. Does anybody feel the same? I often get
the wrong impression that have new messages when I see the chat dialog
far away my desktop.
yosoy at danieldiaz.org
On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 18:27:17 +0200, Remko Troncon
<remko.troncon at cs.kuleuven.ac.be> wrote:
> I'm having some issues with some of the defaults of psi, and wonder if
> they shouldn't be revised:
> - Default action is currently 'send message'. To my knowledge, no-one
> on this planet has this setting on 'send message' :)
> - The default colors on MacOS are really hideous. The roster background
> should be white, and due to that some of the other colors should
> probably be changed too (to match the white). I was wondering if the
> background could be changed to white in general (on all platforms).
> - The 'show self icon'. I don't know if many users have this set to on,
> but i would think this doesn't give you much benefit to have it in
> your roster by default (as all that information is in the account
> header anyway)
> - Group headings. I think that having the same look (i.e. the filled
> rectangle) for both groups and account headers is confusing. Also, the
> default group headings make your roster look bloaty. My preference
> would be to use 'small headers' as a default.
> - Disco: Auto-browse into objects and automatically get item information
> should be turned off by default, because i seem to remember some
> problems with a server, which made it very hard to turn the setting
> off by default (i think it was due to the fact that it consumed too
> much CPU). Besides, it also consumes a lot of bandwidth with some
> servers. It's very easy to turn it on if you want, so i think this
> should be left up to the user.
> What do you think ?
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