Reducing tab size

Kevin M Stange kevin at
Fri Aug 17 19:09:36 EDT 2007

Hylke Bons wrote:
>> I don't know who coined this term "dancing widgets," but if a slight
>> one-row-of-text shift downward (or upward if you have bottom-tabs)
>> fairly infrequently is a 'dance,' to you, don't expect to be invited
>> to any dance parties.
>> Receiving a message in the existing conversation is more of a 'dance'
>> then this. That shifts the majority of the screen and obscures the top
>> line of text. Adding tabs does only the latter.
>> doesn't seem like the end of
>> the world to me.
> And firefox does the same thing. Sure it doesn't mean it's the right
> thing, but it's like
> that for years, and it's not like people are abandoning firefox.

It's true that Firefox does the same thing, but there is a preference to
always show the tab bar, and I, at least, always make that the first
preference I change in a new Firefox profile.


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