Reducing tab size

Hylke Bons h.bons at
Mon Aug 6 19:18:02 EDT 2007

That with the (grayed out) italic text sounds like a good idea, and is
not to hard to get used too.
The strikethrough really bothers me, it looks really weird and makes
text harder to read..


Lukas Barth wrote:
> Sean Egan schrieb:
>> And, most controversially, status icons are currently replaced with
>> text formatting: normal formatting for available, strike-through for
>> offline, and italics for unavailable. I additionally want to add a
>> tooltip on the text to explain what the formatting means.
> Hum, i tested this for a while now, and I think it's OK, but I think 
> it's a bit confusing that "italics" now mean "user changed status" *or* 
> "user is away". I would prefer "grayed out" for users being away (this 
> is sort of intuitive, I think, and it is similar to the buddylist) and 
> italics for users who changed status.
> But in any case I think none of these text decorations should have two 
> meanings. ;)
> Lukas
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