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dE . de.techno at
Mon Oct 17 06:57:10 CEST 2011

On 10/16/11 16:19, Nick Schermer wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 12:36 PM, Natanael Copa<ncopa at>  wrote:
>> On Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:58:54 +0530
>> "dE ."<de.techno at>  wrote:
>>> Even if tabs are implemented, what harm will it pose on users not in
>>> favor of using tabs? Those who'll use will use it, those who won't,
>>> won't use it.
>> More (unused) code = bloat = needs more memory = things gets slower.
>> If it could be implemented as a plugin it wouldn't make any
>> "harm" (except consuming developer and support time)
> Not true. Plugins need a backing framework that is almost always
> slower then a native implementation. So a plugins are only useful if
> it is used>  1 extension in that 'area'. Unused code is not expensive
> compared to the code path you need for options or plugins.
> Tabs don't work with modal dialog too, something we use in thunar for
> accessibility reasons.
> Nick
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Maybe compile time options be put for tabbed browsing, this'll be the 
ultimate solution.

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