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Re: [Public WebGL] Someone at Mozilla...HELP!



Apologies; I just filed bug 629969 to kill this off.  There's unfortunately various issues here, so I don't know if I'll be successful -- but I do agree with you, it's a visual disaster.

    - Vlad

----- Original Message -----
> The latest nightly build of Firefox has a little notification thingy
> at
> the bottom-left of the window that pops up when the client is
> requesting/waiting for something from the server.
> 
> In a networked WebGL game that uses AJAX techniques to talk to the
> server every second or so, this helpful little widget becomes an
> insanely annoying flickering distraction.
> 
> Can someone here with influence at Mozilla get this "feature" killed?
> Or at least have a solid way to disable it. Or maybe make it only come
> on if the client has been waiting for much longer than a game/server
> update cycle (10 seconds maybe).
> 
> If we're going to have interactive packages running in the browser, we
> can't have any kind of background stuff like this updating the screen.
> 
> -- Steve
> 
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