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Papercut: When fetching the data about a ZObject, show a pending animation state rather than just no response
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Often, the user will take an action that requires a network fetch before we know what to render, e.g. when you select a ZObject on Special:EvaluateFunctionCall. In the second or two before we have content to show, we should show a spinner, pending placehoder, or some other widget that demonstrates that things are happening in the background, rather than leaving the user to just hope.

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I'm going to try taking this on.

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I'm assuming a codex component is preferable? I only currently see a progress bar available for loading. @AAlhazwani-WMF any thoughts?

Mcastro lowered the priority of this task from High to Low.Jan 11 2024, 5:49 PM
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