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Re: Tabbed buffers

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Tabbed buffers
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 07:40:42 +0900

Nick Roberts <address@hidden> writes:
> Eclipse gets round this problem by displaying tabbed panes.  I know
> that you can do something like this in Emacs using tabbar.el.
> Nowadays though, many applications, e.g., Firefox, use the underlying
> toolkit for this.  I wonder if we should add such a feature to Emacs
> at the C level, at least for GTK.

It seems like it would need some thought to work well in Emacs, as
tabbed user interfaces quickly become unusable if there lots of tabs,
and Emacs buffer counts are quite often _way_ over that threshold.


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