A location in the editor at which progress information can be shown. It depends on the location how progress is visually represented.
Show progress as notification with an optional cancel button. Supports to show infinite and discrete progress.
Show progress for the source control viewlet, as overlay for the icon and as progress bar inside the viewlet (when visible). Neither supports cancellation nor discrete progress.
Show progress in the status bar of the editor. Neither supports cancellation nor discrete progress.