Re: [Evolution-hackers] Mail VPaned vs. HPaned
- From: Hans Petter Jansson <hpj ximian com>
- To: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
- Cc: evolution-hackers lists ximian com
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] Mail VPaned vs. HPaned
- Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2004 12:59:24 -0500
On Sat, 2004-08-21 at 18:36 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-08-21 at 01:50 -0500, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:
> > Ok, so I'd seriously like to see this feature in future evolution
> > releases; the ability to switch the mail component to use an HPaned to
> > split the mail list/preview space. It will make life better.
> > [...]
> It really needs a different vertical list layout or widget. Even
> normally etable seems to add more space than it needs to.
Possibly. It would save some space, but make the UI less consistent, I
guess. Also it'd be a lot more work.
> > By the way, this reminds me of another feature I'd like to see in the
> > mail view: Thread subject compression. This would make it not show the
> > subject for mails in a thread where the parent and the child have the
> > same subject string (an added "Re: " does not count as a modification).
> > It'd make the list a *lot* less busy and make it easier to differentiate
> > the threads at a glance.
> i dont understand this last bit. how would it make any difference,
> and what are you going to show instead, a blank line? how would that
> make reading threads easier?
I'll see if I can come up with a mockup to illustrate it. It'd make the
list less busy, is all. (Yeah, I was thinking blank subjects).
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