Status indicators in tabs

Hylke Bons h.bons at
Mon Jun 25 15:18:27 EDT 2007


PS, that guy on the picture id not me:)

Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> 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.
> -khc

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