[Interest] Very old wait cursor on Mac OSX
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Mon Apr 2 10:28:29 CEST 2012
02.04.2012, 12:21, "Dair Grant" <dair at refnum.com>:
> On 2 Apr 2012, at 08:50, Tony Rietwyk wrote:
>> On Windows 7, it shows the correct spinning blue circle. On OSX, it shows
>> the a cursor with four quadrants - 2 white and 2 black, which is very old,
>> and not anti-aliased, so it looks really ugly. I expect to see the spinning
>> rainbow cursor, or possibly the circle of short lines that appears when
>> logging in.
> Unfortunately Cocoa doesn't provide a built-in "wait" cursor; however the spinning B&W quadrant is the historical "I'm busy" cursor so is arguably the correct one to use.
> Mac OS X's Java implementation has an updated version of that cursor but unfortunately it's not available to non-Java apps:
BTW, similar cursor is present in WebKit's "Resources" directory (see attachement).
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