[Telepathy] discussion about empathy chat window
xclaesse at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 04:42:07 PDT 2009
Le lundi 15 juin 2009 à 13:47 +0300, Mohammad H. Al-Shami a écrit :
> 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?
Not options, choices! It is in GNOME's spirit to have as less options as
possible. And it it in open source spirit to let you the choice to not
use GNOME ;)
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