lschiere at pidgin.im
Wed May 23 11:57:58 EDT 2007
On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 11:36:16AM -0400, Eric Polino wrote:
> I ran into something rather annoying and was wondering what the desired
> functionality is.
> Right now I'm working on Finch but am running Pidgin as I work. In Pidgin
> my MSN account is enabled. I'd like it to be disabled in Finch. But when I
> enable it in Pidgin it gets enabled for both Finch and Pidgin; I've
> confirmed this in accounts.xml. So when I fire up Finch it kicks it off in
> Pidgin, so I turn it off in Finch and renable it in Pidgin...and on and
> on... Do we want the UI to (dis|en)able accounts purplewide or only for the
> specific UI it was changed in? My vote is for just the UI it's in. I know
> I could pass a -c nothingdir but that's just ugly for nothing, IMHO.
> On a side note. When I enabled MSN in Pidgin it added settings for gnt-gaim
> to my accounts.xml. Also, Pidgin is refered to as gtk-gaim there also. If
> this is a bug and should be reported I'll do that.
That this behavior is less than 100% desirable for developers is clear.
My thought though is that it is more likely to be what someone _not_
testing something, but simply trying to use finch sometimes and other
times pidgin, would expect.
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