Idle Time Display (Read 2850 times)

Started by resuehna, September 03, 2010, 01:53:22

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Idle Time Display |
September 03, 2010, 01:53:22
I noticed the idle time display on the info panel above the message window being gone in TabSRMM v3. I thought this was a pretty neat feature, so I'm wondering whether there's any intention in bringing it back. Or maybe there are good reasons it is gone?
Re: Idle Time Display |
September 03, 2010, 14:24:43
Yes, there are good reasons:

1) not supported by all protocols and most messengers do not use it anyway..
2) unreliable, in many cases showing people as idle when they weren't
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