khc at hxbc.us
Tue Aug 14 18:23:16 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 18:15 -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Sean Egan spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > On 8/14/07, Ka-Hing Cheung <khc at hxbc.us> wrote:
> > > Seriously, if I alias it that way, it's because I want to see it that
> > > way.
> > But there's a good chance you won't see it that way.
> > In a top-tab window, you become "Ka-Hi..." and in a side tab window,
> > you're "Ka-Hing Che..."
> Note that "Ka-Hi...", with space-truncation, would become the far
> superior "Ka-Hing", as 'ng' fits where the '...' would have occupied
> space. I've tried to explain this to Ka-Hing on several occasions.
> > I'm just considering doing a bit of context-sensitive, human-aided
> > truncation to help out Pango's strictly mathematical truncation.
> I have to assume that the problem here is that you're doing truncation
> before ellipsization would have kicked in, is that possible? I can
> see no other reason for Ka-Hing to ever have complained.
I would agree with showing "Ka-Hing" instead of "Ka-Hi...", but not with
"Ka-Hing" instead of "Ka-Hing Che...", even if there's only one
"Ka-Hing" in the buddy list.
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