[Psi-devel] Re: Re: Re: 'Always show self contact' disappeared
Robert R. Wal
rrw at hell.pl
Wed Sep 22 01:51:15 PDT 2004
On 04.09.21 Remko Troncon pressed the following keys:
> > I disagree. I constantly switch "show offline" (and only once changed
> > "show self-contact").
> 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 ?
You don't have much contacts, do you? I have meager 74 contacts and without
``show away contacts'' set to OFF I couldn't manage my roster.
> 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
Unless you are also admin of jabber server and you have to supervise (quite
unreliable) jit and gg transports, nagged by users whenever they're off.
> 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.
Yes, please. I like my roster slick and clean, so I've thrown away all the
options that I can set via menu. The only two that left are ``show away''
and ``show transports''. If I could access them via menu, I'd got rid of
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