Re: [Usability]Re: toolbar issues

On 20 May 2002, David Moles wrote:

> On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 12:13, Dave Bordoley wrote:
> > In galeon, the throbber is used to show that its connecting to a site,
> > and the progress indicator is used to indicate that the status of page
> > rendering if i'm not mistake. I think this is a pretty good model so
> > maybe we should use it too. David what do you think??
> Sounds reasonable in cases where there's a situation analogous to
> "connecting to a site". It still seems a bit silly to waste space
> on the throbber in the presumably (for most users) more common 
> case of local file browsing.
> What about (instead) some sort of animation in the window itself?
> Would that work, or would there be cases where the window contents
> were partially rendered but Nautilus still needed to "throb" to
> indicate connecting?

Yeah. We could have a huge pulsating alpha-blended foot over the whole 

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