A devlog has been posted at the official site. Covering more of the changes expected in build v1.2. Here's some of what's in store:
The UI strike team I told y'all about in my last devlog is nearing the end of their first month together. We've been really busy and have lots of fancy new stuff to show off in the 1.2 patch you'll be downloading soon. Read on! (Also, click on the thumbnails to see regular-sized versions of the pictures.)
One of the areas we were most excited to start fixing up was the chat system. We know you've been struggling with its... idiosyncrasies... since launch, so it was our first priority. We still have a few more ideas for the future, but the improvements in the upcoming patch are really awesome:
After reading forum threads like this and this, we decided to bend to your collective will and add chat bubbles to the game. This is a contentious issue, as people seem to either love chat bubbles or hate them with the fire of one thousand suns... so before anyone starts yelling, let me say very clearly: Yes, you can turn them off.
You'll have the option to turn chat bubbles on for local chat, group chat or both. By default, they will be turned off. For those of you who won't ever turn them on, this is what you'll be missing:
Good stuff in store. Check out the rest at the link above.