Status indicators in tabs

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Mon Jun 25 14:28:45 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-25 at 10:54 -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> left-tabs are good for me, since I almost always have tons and tons of
> conversation windows. I suspect the average Pidgin user rarely has
> more than a small handful conversations open (especially the ones who
> are obsessive about closing the window after every message), in which
> > When there are a lot of tabs open you only see Hy..., #pi... #ta... And
> > when there are too many tabs
> > there are arrows.
> That's why I'm currently defending removing the status icons. When
> these and the close button are both disabled, you maximize the number
> of tabs you can see before arrows are needed, and still get to see
> most of people's names up until that point.

People like you who have tons of open tabs can put tabs on the side. For
the average Pidgin user, having the status icon on tab isn't wasting
valuable space.


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