wanted. english word.
jdf at pobox.com
Mon May 28 17:14:21 CEST 2001
Laura Creighton <lac at cd.chalmers.se> writes:
> What do you call the thing that pops up and says `Searching' or something
> to reassure the user that his computer hasn't crashed and the application
> is still running?
Well, Tog and other Macintosh GUI evangelists (past and present) would
probably call such a thing an "hourglass". It should appear whenever
an action will take longer than a second or so, and it should be
Jonathan Feinberg jdf at pobox.com Sunny Brooklyn, NY
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