[jdev] Do Not Disturb, Directed Presence, etc

Remko Tronçon remko at el-tramo.be
Tue Jul 1 13:24:24 CDT 2008

> I have a few Aunt Tillies on my contact list.

There's a difference in treating your users as if they were stupid,
and being user-friendly. Having a chat dialog starting with "Your
contact is away", and then still popping up "The user is away, are you
sure you want to send a dialog" when you try to send him/her a message
is telling the user he is an idiot, and is annoying for those who are

> I am sure you get the idea.

Actually, call me stupid, but I don't.


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