Reducing tab size

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Wed Aug 8 22:38:05 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 15:42 -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> An update on my tab-width-reduction experiment:
> Tab labels are truncated at a space or @. This needs two updates: only
> truncate at spaces for aliases, as for someone with the AIM screenname
> "I am an AIM screenname," "I" does not make a useful label.
> Additionally, it should detect if it's creating duplicate tabs, and
> not truncate in that case. For instance, I'd rather see "Mark Spencer"
> and "Mark Doliner" than two "Mark"s

Can we at least revert this? This very annoying because when a "John"
IMs me, I can't really tell which "John" it is without looking at the
log or try to figure out it from the real account name. If I wanted to
show a shorter name I would have aliased it.


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