[Psi-devel] Re: Re: Re: 'Always show self contact' disappeared
Jakub Piotr Cłapa
loc at toya.net.pl
Tue Sep 21 06:46:03 PDT 2004
Remko Troncon wrote:
>>I disagree. I constantly switch "show offline" (and only once changed
> I constantly switch 'show self contact' too, and only once changed 'show
> away contacts' in my life. The only difference between 'show self
> contact' and 'show away contacts' is perhaps that one usually has the
> former off and the latter on. So maybe the defaults should change ?
> A better comparison might be the 'Show/hide Transports': this is one
> that i never change (unless Psi turns it back on automatically, which is
> really a pain :( ), and that most people probably want set to 'off' by
> default. This also affects the roster items, and also isn't in the
> Anyway, if there's consensus that the option should come back, i can
> always put it back, but i think that this is more 'logical' (i.e. all
> show/hide toggles that affect the roster grouped in one combobox,
> optionally having a button for each in the roster), and that only one way of
> changing this is a better thing.
> In short, these are possible things to do (not mutual exclusive):
> - Introduce the 'show self contact' as an option again, breaking some
> logic with other toggles that aren't in the options.
> - Change the default of 'show self contact' to 'false'
> - Add the 'show/hide toggles' in the Psi main menu.
> - Introduce a 'Show self contact' button in the default button bar, next
> to the other show toggles.
> - Instead of introducing show/hide toggle buttons for each roster in the
> default toolbar setup, just add the combobox group with all the
> 'show/hide' toggles.
I would suggest putting all show/hide toggles in the configuration
dialog somewhere and leaving the button bar as is - without show
self-contact visible by default (but that's less important than the
former). All toggles would be available in both places.
Jakub Piotr Cłapa
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