[whatwg] Throbber response to XMLHTTPRequest() activity

Thomas Much thomas at icab.de
Tue Nov 29 01:58:00 PST 2005

am 29.11.2005 1:00 Uhr schrieb anko unter anko at iprimus.com.au:

> Currently XMLHTTPRequest does not change the throbbers state and it is
> hard to know if an AJAX enabled website is doing anything.

This is a UI and not a protocol/API issue, so Mozilla is free to activate
the throbber when data is read via XMLHttpRequest. For some versions now,
iCab3 does exactly that, and the extra feedback is quite useful.

bye, Thomas

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