Reducing tab size

Gary Kramlich grim at
Mon Aug 6 06:53:59 EDT 2007

Hylke Bons wrote:
>>> I think this is a bad idea.  It's easy to remember that green means typing and
>>> red means there's a message waiting for you (blue doesn't happen often enough
>>> for it to matter, and gray is natural and doesn't need to be learned), but if
>>> you add three more crazy colors into the mix it becomes a complex rainbow of
>>> confusion.  We should make things simpler, not fancier.
> The red, green and blue are just as vague, they don't make any sense either.
> Hylke

True, but current bad behavior doesn't justify future bad behavior.

Gary Kramlich <grim at>

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