Reducing tab size

Michael cwal at
Mon Aug 6 13:03:18 EDT 2007

Hylke Bons wrote:
> Gary Kramlich wrote:
>> 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.
> True, let's find something else :)

What's wrong with the current way in monotone where offline is
strikeout, and away is italic?

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