[Telepathy] Review of MissionControl spec

Xavier Claessens xclaesse at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 14:12:24 PST 2008

On mar, 2008-01-22 at 18:32 +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
> > The account would disappear from the AccountManager: when MC starts, it 
> > will check all the accounts, and if some required parameter is missing, 
> > the account is considered invalid and ignored.
> I don't like this at all! Silent loss of user data considered harmful.
> Can't we just disable the account/flag it as invalid/etc., and let them sort
> it out and enable it? Ideally, the CM-specific account UI (that we need
> anyway) would include some sort of migration helper, which could even
> exploit its CM-specific knowledge to make the corrections silently and
> re-enable the account, in many cases.

+1 I don't like that behaviour of NMC, I think account.Enable() should
just return an error if the account is not complete, but MC should still
keep them.

Xavier Claessens.

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