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Have you noticed that the ability to set custom colours for your friends as they appear on your friends page has vanished?
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From: pir Date: February 8th, 2006 11:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
The ability has not gone, just the control when you add people. You can change existing friends on the Manage -> Friends page but it's annoying. Wish they hadn't removed the page when you added friends...
sesquipedality From: sesquipedality Date: February 9th, 2006 06:06 am (UTC) (Link)
Looking at some of the stuff that wimble links to, it seems that "most people didn't use them" and some styles don't support them and therefore they decided to "simplify" the add user page. This strikes me as somewhat patronising.
sesquipedality From: sesquipedality Date: February 9th, 2006 06:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Erm, I meant imc. It's clearly too early in the morning.
From: pir Date: February 9th, 2006 01:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
If it's it's before noon then that is always true.
wimble From: wimble Date: February 8th, 2006 11:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
You're right! Ouch.

You can still set the colour via your Edit Friends page.

However, I'm getting flaky results at the moment. But I think that's LJ in general, not this specific function.
sesquipedality From: sesquipedality Date: February 9th, 2006 06:08 am (UTC) (Link)
Something seems to have happened to LJ's QA of late. I'm sure they didn't used to break things quite so gratuitously.
imc From: imc Date: February 9th, 2006 12:38 am (UTC) (Link)
Yes — lots of people have noticed. It's coming back, though. Hoorah.
sesquipedality From: sesquipedality Date: February 9th, 2006 06:04 am (UTC) (Link)
That's good news.
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