Re: empathy integration with the desktop

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:15:29AM +0200, Pierre Benz wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Pierre Benz <benz pierre gmail com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:01 AM, Johannes Schmid <jhs jsschmid de> wrote:
> >> > Another alternative is to add a "offline" entry under available/busy in
> >> > the user menu and start with that active, then autospawn empathy if
> >> > needed when you switch to available or busy.
> >>
> >> I think "offline" is a really bad name as it would indicate to a lot of
> >> people that they don't have internet access when they don't switch it to
> >> "Online" or "Available". I don't know of a better name but I think having
> >> "Offline" next to the NetworkManager isn't a bright idea.
> >
> > Maybe "Hidden"?
> On second thought, "Hidden" is meaningless. The same with "Invisible".
> Neither of them convey that the user is withholding their online
> presence from others.

  Both those mean user is connected and logged in to network, but shown
as offline to others.  Which isn't good starting point - I do not want
to be flooded with queued messages when I only want to quickly use computer.
  Maybe call offline optione “Not available”?

Tomasz Torcz                 Morality must always be based on practicality.
xmpp: zdzichubg chrome pl                -- Baron Vladimir Harkonnen

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