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RE: Tab bar (was: Neat features in Eclipse editor)

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Tab bar (was: Neat features in Eclipse editor)
Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2008 09:09:18 -0700

>     > Below is a screenshot how this feature currently looks in Emacs
>     Unsolicited feedback: Too much wasted horizontal space. 
> For the traditional Emacs mode of use, you're probably right.
> But if we connect this with a (small) list of preferred buffers
> for each window, there will not need to be many tabs in one window.
> Then this "wasted" space could be a good thing.

I don't see why. For what reason would the wasted space (vertical, as well as
horizontal) be a good thing? 

I don't think it matters much how many tabs there are - even if there is only
one tab, the same vertical space is lost. What is gained by having huge tabs
widely separated from each other?

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