Show PM participants in title bar


(Tom Newsom) #1

Continuing the discussion from Show recipient/sender in PM list:

In a regular topic, the title bar shows the context of that topic

But a PM shows no context

For that, you have to scroll to the first post and look at the topic map

Why not show the participants there?

(collapsing to just avatars in the case of a long list, with a drop-down ellipsis for a really long list)


(Jeff Atwood) #2

Well, there is room there since a topic cannot have categories, by definition. Not sure it’s totally necessary, after all, when reading an email you don’t see who it is “to” unless you are looking at the top? I guess that’s the closest analog.

Perhaps it would make more sense to remind people of this at the time of reply in the editor rather than nagging them constantly about it in the docked top UI element.

Dunno, your thoughts @sam?


(Jay Pfaffman) #3

I’d really like to have topic owner listed in topic lists. For the class-related stuff that I do, knowing who made the post is pretty important. People fairly often put their name in the subject (which bugs me lots more than it should).


(Erlend Sogge Heggen) #4

That’s a separate request though, and it’s achievable with topic list customisations like this one: