Re: [Epiphany] So you like tabs?

On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 20:16, Frank Belew wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 13:57, wrote:
> > Frank Belew <> said:
> > 
> > > Here's a patch that makes the tab header visible, even if you only have
> > > one content window open. It queries the pref to see if you prefer tabs,
> > > and if so, always has them visible, else, it does the exact same thing
> > > it did before this patch.
> > > 
> > > Frank aka 'frb
> > > 
> > 
> > I'm not completely sure this is a good idea. A big part of the design goals 
> > in regards to epiphany tabs was not to force the MDI ui on users. Tabs for 
> > the most part are an advance feature (I know that this statement may seem odd 
> > to us that are dependent on them, but for most everyday users a single window 
> > view is easier to use, and indeed this is why the HIG discourages MDI apps). 
> > 
> That is why it depends on the fact that the user selected "Open in tabs
> by default" in the prefs. If the user doesn't select that, the behaviour
> is not changed.

So I thought a bit more to this. A possible problem is that users may
set that pref just to open several links from a page with middle click,
but they may be annoyed by the tabs because they usually dont use them.
I admit I used to do something like this in the past ...


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