Reducing tab size

Sean Egan seanegan at
Tue Aug 7 14:50:34 EDT 2007

On 8/7/07, Lukas Barth <tinloaf at> wrote:
> I think we're talking at crossroads: I'm talking about bringing back the
> status icons in tabs, not coloring buddies' names according to their
> state. Even if some user would have the idea of coloring his or her
> tablist very fancy, the icons would give a good contrast, I think. (I
> even tried it - see the content of
> ).

See also:

Anyway, I don't think anyone is claiming that text formatting is a
more effective means of conveying status than status icons. Status
icons rock.

What's being argued is that, in this particular context, text
formatting may be more appropriate.


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