Last Comment Bug 846706 - Username is confusing in the context of creating an IRC account.
: Username is confusing in the context of creating an IRC account.
Product: Thunderbird
Classification: Client Software
Component: Instant Messaging (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: All All
: -- normal (vote)
: Thunderbird 22.0
Assigned To: Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo]
: 857646 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2013-03-01 03:46 PST by Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo]
Modified: 2013-04-03 10:27 PDT (History)
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Patch (1.77 KB, patch)
2013-03-01 03:46 PST, Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo]
clokep: review+
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2013-03-01 03:47 PST, Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo]
no flags Details

Description Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo] 2013-03-01 03:46:51 PST
Created attachment 719906 [details] [diff] [review]

See bug 845818 comment 10 11 and 12.

The proposal here to reduce the confusion is to use "nick" as the empty text of the username textbox in the IRC case, and to display "username (nick)" in the label at the top of that wizard step.

It's similar to what we did for Google Talk with "email address".
Comment 1 Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo] 2013-03-01 03:47:42 PST
Created attachment 719907 [details]
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Comment 2 Patrick Cloke [:clokep] 2013-03-01 03:49:15 PST
Comment on attachment 719906 [details] [diff] [review]

I think this change is good. I was unsure whether to use "nick" or "nickname", but they're use fairly interchangeably.
Comment 3 :aceman 2013-03-01 04:24:06 PST
Great, thanks!
Comment 5 Patrick Cloke [:clokep] 2013-04-03 10:27:10 PDT
*** Bug 857646 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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