22 May 2009

“Gmail Inbox Preview Shows Message Blurbs While Loading”

As Gmail’s engineers point out, it stinks to wait for Gmail to load up all its AJAX-y, gadget-loaded interface, just to find out there’s no new mail.

Yes, it does stink to wait for Gmail to load. And it stinks that the workaround for that is to load the inbox contents once more. (Plus, that Labs extension will remain pretty useless as long as the difference between read and unread messages is so subtle.)