Just like in Gmail, Yahoo!Mail and many other web apps. Just a number in brackets. So I can keep strolling the web while waiting for responses.

Firefox 4 mockup:

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  • On all pages? Or just the main page? It doesn't seem to make much sense on pages with questions in the title and such Apr 13, 2011 at 16:13
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    A related request, though I believe that one merely wants updates to the red marker itself rather than the tab. Nevertheless, I imagine the judgment on this will be much the same.
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Apr 13, 2011 at 16:19
  • Hmm.. I forgot there was no automatic refresh. So until we have that one, we can't have this. Good point @Grace.
    – HuBeZa
    Apr 13, 2011 at 16:24
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    @Daniel, only in the main pages. It will do.
    – HuBeZa
    Apr 13, 2011 at 16:25
  • Nice suggestion, once the inbox will be ajaxified.. :) Apr 13, 2011 at 19:06


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