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Re: "Loading"

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: "Loading"
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:59:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

Dave Abrahams <address@hidden> writes:

>> Anything goes, of course. But I fear we would break the minibuffer
>> (which is a special buffer, with special handling). And there is still
>> the echo area problem.
> I didn't realize that was a separate problem.  Could you explain further?

(info "(elisp)The Echo Area")

> Yeah... but of course I'm looking at three modelines in my frame right
> now.  The problem of having no central place to display global state is
> well known around here, though.  Maybe just use the modeline of the
> leftmost window immediately above the minibuffer?

We are speaking about asynchronous saving of a buffer. The
progress-reporter shall only touch the modeline which belongs to that

Best regards, Michael.

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