[Standards] Threaded chats

Jay Carlson nop at mitre.org
Fri Feb 9 18:19:03 UTC 2007


On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 13:58 +0000, Ian Paterson wrote:

> The background of the user's text input field has the colour of the 
> thread they are currently replying to. They can change the colour (and 
> the thread) of the input field at any time simply by (double?) clicking 
> on one of the messages in the discussion (or selecting from a context menu).

It sounds like we have evidence that threading does work as long as it's
one level deep: colors, Zephyr topics, and (sorta) directed speech.

Encoding color as a mechanism for threading will lead to the usual
accessibility issues, though.

Jay




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