[Telepathy] Proposed standard MC API
xclaesse at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 05:12:13 PDT 2007
Le vendredi 10 août 2007 à 13:01 +0100, Will Thompson a écrit :
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 02:32:21PM +0300, Naba Kumar wrote:
> > Everyone has his own idea of what service to use. You can't control what
> > your friends want. So you will eventually end up in a situation where
> > your work friends are distributed among different services. Same with
> > your personal members. There is really no concrete way to ensure all
> > your work friends would stay in one service (account A) and relatives in
> > another service (account B).
> As a counter-example, IBM internally uses Lotus Sametime. So an IBM
> employee is pretty much guaranteed to have all their colleagues – and no
> personal contacts (excluding the overlap) – on a single account on a
> single service.
> I'm not sure how common internal IM servers are in other companies,
In that case just disable you personal account or don't set it up on
your office computer.
I'm not sure for a MC POV, but for an user-friendly-UI POV I won't
clutter the interface of Empathy for such rare usecases. That doesn't
mean the backend shouldn't be able to provide the feature for other more
power-user-oriented-ui... Personally I don't care :)
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