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Re: "Loading"

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: "Loading"
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 15:55:07 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> I think a simple spinner (that doesn't move stuff around in the mode
> line) is to be preferred.  We just want to communicate to the user that
> "we're waiting for something", not to flash lots of details at the
> user.  If we want the latter, we can use the echo area...

I would prefer the help area of the spinning char. As usual in the modeline.

As said already, the minibuffer/echo area shall be usable during the
async operation. At least in my use case :-)

Best regards, Michael.

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