Bug 237145 - "Screen name" option is really bad name for this option
"Screen name" option is really bad name for this option
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gaim (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
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Reported: 2007-04-19 13:46 EDT by Adam Tkac
Modified: 2013-04-30 19:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-04 04:33:02 EDT
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Description Adam Tkac 2007-04-19 13:46:48 EDT
Description of problem:
I tried setup pidgin like icq client and I must guess what exactly "Screen name"
option means. I thing that this option could be "icq ID" or something like that.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm -q pidgin

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start pidgin
2. Go to accounts->Add/edit
3. See "Screen name" option
Actual results:
"Screen name" is quite unintuitive

Expected results:
intuitive name :)

Additional info:
Also rpm -qi says that package is gaim instead pidgin. I want set priority
"superlow" :)
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 20:10:25 EDT
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
longer maintained. In order to refocus our efforts as a project we are
flagging all of the open bugs for releases which are no longer
maintained. If this bug remains in NEEDINFO thirty (30) days from now,
we will automatically close it.

If you can reproduce this bug in a maintained Fedora version (7, 8, or
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Comment 2 Adam Tkac 2008-04-04 04:33:02 EDT
Ok, leave this option as is...

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