Persistent chat rooms
lschiere at pidgin.im
Tue Sep 18 18:43:24 EDT 2007
On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 05:37:20PM -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Richard Laager spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 17:17 -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> > > Richard Laager spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > > > > - What's the timeout for eventually clearing the backlog?
> > > >
> > > > I think Sadrul said 10 minutes. I'd really like to see the conversation
> > > > timeout within 10 minutes of the user closing it and 1 hour if it is
> > > > left open. I don't think these need to be preferences.
> > >
> > > I don't understand what you are suggesting here.
> > After I close a conversation window, I want the PurpleConversation to be
> > destroyed after 10 minutes if the window is not re-opened.
> > If a window is left open, I want the log closed after X hours of
> > inactivity (I suggested 1, but it doesn't matter so much).
> Clearly you do not have conversations with Sean, my dad, or my
> roommate. ;-) I regularly have conversations where the delay between
> volleys is 6-8 or more hours. I would not be happy with this change.
> I think this is not uncommon on IM.
I too at times have conversations with very long lag times. That is one
of several reasons why the current behavior of one log file per window,
with the log file remaining open until *I* close the window, is valuable
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