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Re: "Loading"

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: "Loading"
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:07:40 +0200

> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 10:02:45 +0100
> The progress-reporter, spinning in the echo area, is not an option,
> because the minibuffer shall be usable.


> Therefore I'm thinking about to reactivate the old proposal of a
> progress-reporter extension, spinning \ | / in the modeline (more
> precisely: in `mode-line-remote').

Beware: I think redisplaying the mode line triggers redisplay of the
entire frame.  If I'm right (and I'm not 100% sure I am), then a
spinning indicator in the mode line would be a nuisance, because it
will cause an annoying flickering on display.

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