One thought could be to display a summary of the connection status for
all currently defined accounts. We could have a green light for all
connected, red for all not connected, and yellow for some being connected,
and some not. That way, we can get an overall status indicator of our
status quickly. Of course, red/yellow/green are just examples.
On 11/30/05, driZZleuk@... <driZZleuk@...> wrote:
> I like being able to see what accounts I have logged in and what status
> they are all in at a glance. The main item of clutter for me is the
> textboxes for entering/viewing statuses. I like that it is possible to
> change status/edit there, but when the editing is done it would look bett=
> if the account status message was displayed exactly as it would be for a
> buddy (ie. in small text under the account name).
> Kevin M Stange <kevin@...> wrote:
> >Mark Doliner wrote:
> >> On Tue, 29 Nov 2005 17:08:16 -0800, Sean Egan wrote
> >>> So, who else thinks these suck?
> >>> There's got to be some better way to do this.
> >>> -s.
> >> I definitely would rather not have the per-account status boxes. I
> >> think they're useful enough to justify the clutter.
> >As I've said, all I /need/ is a way to tell when some of my accounts are
> >disagreeing with the global status setting, most particularly in error
> >conditions. Something very simple, and certainly not necessarily
> >editable, is my preference.
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