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Discussion on: Angular HTTP Pending Request Pattern

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John Carroll

I see the advantage to normalizing http error handling as you've described, but I'm still skeptical that this approach to loading is generally applicable. It doesn't strike me as generally helpful to link the loading status to the error status (though it certainly might be in specific contexts), but I'll look for your follow up post 👍.

There are many times when I want to indicate something is "loading", without creating a specific error handler for that thing. For example, if I was lazy loading a component, I might want to indicate that something was loading while relying on a global error handler to trigger if the client happened to have lost their internet connection.