In your IRC client, do you prefer:
1. Part/join/quit messages to be collapsed together?
2. Part/join/quit messages to be hidden unless the user has recently talked? (like described in https://blog.weechat.org/post/2008/10/25/Smart-IRC-join-part-quit-message-filter)
Does (2) fail for some use-cases?
@jordan31 That's the easy answer. I'm trying to figure out a good default. If you could only choose one, which would it be?
@emersion so first of all I didn't really feel the problem, because I mostly pay attention to channels with few people. (I may sit in larger channels but I ignore them most of the time).
Also, I don't have joins/parts in my ZNC replay, so I don't really see joins/parts from the past, only the ones that are happening when I'm there.
I guess collapsing could work but I'd like it to have some threshold below which it doesn't collapse.
@emersion so eg. if up to 4 people leave, show them separately, but the moment 5th person leaves collapse the whole 5 lines into a single line or sth.
@wolf480pl Not sure how "collapsing after N messages" is helping with that TBH.
FWIW, here's where I'm at right now.
@emersion i said "collapsed", but in truth what i do is filter them entirely in weechat and occasionally use the hotkey to toggle filters if i need to see them for some reason.
what i _want_ is for joins/parts not to be displayed in-band in the channel. a separate pane or something i can toggle would be ideal.
@emersion Pidgin supports (2) but doesn't explain how it works with joins.
But it seems to work well so 🤷
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