Overhaul of Accounts

Eric Richie eric at adium.im
Fri Aug 12 19:26:26 UTC 2011


I have a feeling that you fall WAAAAAAAY outside the 80/20 rule...


On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Chris Forsythe <chris at growl.info> wrote:
> Ya, I do. It's really the only thing I go into prefs for.
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> On Aug 12, 2011, at 1:55 PM, Eric Richie <eric at adium.im> wrote:
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>> Enabling/disabling could be done with a contextual menu or via the
>> action button at the bottom of the list. Disabled accounts could be
>> separated with a 'Disabled Accounts' header. Do you really use that
>> checkbox to enable/disable all the time? I certainly don't. When I do,
>> it certainly wouldn't be a big deal to right click instead of the box.
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>> I actually kind of like this one. I could see it working.
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>> As far as the issue of long names, you can show the full name with a
>> tooltip if it needs to be truncated because of length.
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>> -Eric
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>> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Chris Forsythe <chris at growl.info> wrote:
>>> I really like the accounts as-is with the purpose of the pane. With your design there is no easy way to enable/disable accounts as-is for starters. Plus if my account name is long and there are 5 similarly named accounts, then how do I know which is which except by clicking on them?
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>>> Chris
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>>> On Aug 12, 2011, at 12:55 PM, Patrick Steinhardt wrote:
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>>>> Hey folks,
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>>>> I plan an overhaul for our Account preferences for 1.6hg. Please take a look at the ticket[1] and leave constructive criticism.
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>>>> Patrick
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>>>> [1] http://trac.adium.im/ticket/15401
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