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Re: Tabs in Emacs?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Tabs in Emacs?
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 10:57:20 +0900

Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> writes:
> Why would someone need tabs in GNU Emacs exactly ? I am
> curious. Buffers and related functions (browsing, navigating,
> filtering ... ) are so powerful that I do not clearly understand
> the need for such features.

If implemented well, tabs can be a nice visual reminder of recently used
buffers and UI for simple and quick mouse use.

They clearly aren't a _replacement_ for the more powerful underlying
functions, but I think they can be a useful addition (and make people
used to tabs in other programs feel warm&cozy).


gravity a demanding master ... soft soft snow

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