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Discussion on: State Management: How to tell a bad boolean from a good boolean

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Marko Vujanic • Edited on

You are missing, idle or 'not-asked' state here.

Recently I got interested into Elm and what I really like about that community is that they promote data structure first approach for building apps.

For curious, have a look more in depth about ideas borrowed from Elm here
lillo.dev/articles/slaying-a-ui-an...

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Matt Pocock Author

I'm assuming the data fetch is made when you first enter the page, meaning that the 'idle' state will likely only show for one render - so is not worth handling.

Love the look of elm but never tried it!

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Lucas Castro

Also, a common pattern that makes "idle" unnecessary on auto-loading states, is to start with the status as "loading" by default/definition.