[Thunar-dev] Thumblerd and large files collections

Nick Schermer nickschermer at gmail.com
Thu Nov 25 23:41:43 CET 2010

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 10:25 PM, TW <zupftom at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2010/11/19 Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org>:
>> I'm sorry to say this a feature request I'd reject.
>> Again, creating thumbnails for all files is a standard feature in
>> modern file managers.
> Sorry to bring up that old topic again (and kind of hijack the
> thread):  Tabs are a standard feature in modern file managers as well.
>  Nautilus has them, PCMan FM, Dolphin, Konqueror, Krusader, Windows
> Explorer, Cubic Explorer, Proto, Finder (can at least have tabs via
> plugin), Path Finder etc.  Only file managers that have panes
> sometimes don't have tabs (many of them still do).  The only exception
> I'm aware of is ROX-Filer which neither has tabs nor panes.  It's been
> requested several times, and I still don't quite understand why they
> won't be in Thunar.

Design philosophy; and enough alternatives *with* tabs.


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