[Telepathy] discussion about empathy chat window

Mohammad H. Al-Shami mshami at tagorg.com
Mon Jun 15 03:47:48 PDT 2009

On Monday 15 June 2009 13:07:16 Xavier Claessens wrote:
> Le dimanche 14 juin 2009 à 12:31 +0200, Nicolò Chieffo a écrit :
> > I would like to start a discussion about the emapthy chat window.
> > In my opinion it is too "naked", and it could be improved by some simple
> > addings
> >
> > What do you think of my proposals in the mockup attached?
> > thanks
> I don't really like that proposal, the 'naked' window is intentional.
> Contact avatar makes no sense if they are too small. And if you make
> them big enough it won't fit in the tab bar and the input bar.
> About the send button, it is just useless IMO, and it makes the input
> bar smaller which is not convenient.
> For inserting smileys you have a context menu on the input bar and it's
> also available in the window's menu.
> Otoh, when we'll support rich-text input (color, bold, images, etc...)
> we'll most probably need a toolbar or something like that. Then it will
> make sense to add an insert-smiley in it and a send button maybe...

I think it's all a matter of opinion, It's fine if you don't like the 
suggestions. I'm not a big fan of avatars myself, but the send button is an 
important thing for me. Why not add options for those suggestions? After all, 
isn't open source all about options?


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