*** Original post on bio 991 at 2011-08-25 15:04:00 UTC *** The interest in unread messages might depend on the status of the conversational partner/chat e.g. the other is away/offline already, or the account it belongs to was disconnected. That's when it could be useful to have the status icon of the chat over the protocol icon to decide if unread messages might require attention or not.
*** Original post on bio 991 at 2011-08-30 14:43:16 UTC *** Taking.
*** Original post on bio 991 at 2011-08-31 00:31:08 UTC *** https://hg.instantbird.org/instantbird/rev/da2e335c9f5e