Showing tab bar when there is only one

Ankit Singla anksingla at
Thu Dec 13 09:15:29 EST 2007

Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> * Sean Egan had this to say on [12 Dec 2007, 23:23:28 -0800]:
>> On Dec 12, 2007 8:34 PM, Shreevatsa R <shreevatsa at> wrote:
>>> Typing notifications like Google Talk or finch -- a line at the bottom
>>> that says "<person> is typing" -- would still be nice, though. :)
>> I do intend to do that for 2.4.0. (as I intended to for 2.2.0 and 2.3.0 ;))
> I have
> which adds a '.. is typing' message at the end of the message history.
> The behaviour is exactly as it is in Finch:
> 	- buddy is typing. the notification shows up
> 	- you send a message. this moves the notification at the end of your
> 	  message
> I think there was a mention of a different sort of behaviour in some
> paper you cited in some mail:
> 	- buddy is typing. the notification shows up
> 	- you send a message. The typing notification remains in the same
> 	  place. Your message is appended after the notification.
> 	- your buddy finally sends the message. This message replaces the
> 	  typing notification (i.e., the message gets added before the
> 	  message you sent)
> I am not sure how Google Talk does things. But I am not a big fan of the
> second approach.
> Sadrul
> _______________________________________________
> Devel mailing list
> Devel at
I don't think I like the second approach. It only makes sense if your 
buddy sends the message before reading what you sent. If he reads your 
message before replying, which ends up happening in many cases, it often 
makes sense to put their message after yours anyway.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: smime.p7s
Type: application/x-pkcs7-signature
Size: 2335 bytes
Desc: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature
URL: <>

More information about the Devel mailing list