Some suggestions on the infopane of conversation

Mark Doliner mark at
Thu Jun 28 12:24:19 EDT 2007

On Thu, 28 Jun 2007 08:11:08 -0700, Sean Egan wrote
> On 6/27/07, Ka-Hing Cheung <khc at> wrote:
> > >  * The status icon goes back in the tab.
> If this is really a deal-breaker, I'm ok bringing it back, although
> I've come to appreciate it beyond it's original "kill redundancy"
> intention.

I very much prefer having status icons in tabs.

> > >  * The infopane moves to the bottom of the conversation history.
> This I do not like. Like most everyone else who commented, I think
> this is an awkward place for this.

I agree.

> > >  * The tab is displayed even when you have only one tab.
> > >  * You cannot drag-n-drop the infopane for anything.
> A few people have mentioned "widget jumping" as the reason they 
> prefer always having tabs. Lots of people think it's silly having 
> tabs when there's only one conversation window is open. I'm 
> impartial (really!). Is "widget jumping" really an issue? I can't 
> honestly imagine it is.

I prefer to always have the tab showing.  More for UI consistency than widget


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