As reported in bug 330452 comment 6: newly created blank tabs at first display the transfer status of the previously selected tab (when switching away and back, the transfer status is correctly displayed).
Created attachment 216493 [details] [diff] [review] make sure to set at least the visual transfer status of a new blank tab
*** Bug 336638 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Please also request approval for FF 2.0 / branch 1.8.1... ~B
mozilla/toolkit/content/widgets/tabbrowser.xml 126.96.36.199 mozilla/toolkit/content/widgets/tabbrowser.xml 1.151