Tab colors

Mark Doliner mark at
Wed Nov 28 03:39:55 EST 2007

On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 01:25:51 -0500, Ankit Singla wrote
> I noticed after installing Pidgin 2.3.0 that the tab themes changed 
> for unread messages from: blue-bold-italic: chat with nickname red-
> bold: others to: red-bold: chat without nickname blue-bold: others
> I have one question and one suggestion regarding this. Question: Why 
> was it changed? Suggestion: I find that red is more eye-catching 
> than blue. I would prefer if the theme were either user 
> specifiable/themeable, or if it were: blue-bold: chat without 
> nickname red-bold: others

The tab colors were changed so that person-to-person instant messages would be
consistent with multi-person chat rooms: blue means that someone has sent a
message to you.


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