We were hoping to be able to disable the timeout
in Ext.Ajax.request by setting the timeout property
to null. Looking at the code we can see that this
is not possible, even though it seems that this was
intended at some point. We have therefore concluded
that this must be a bug.
If you look at the handleReadyState method of
src/adapter/ext-base-ajax.js (line 187) it checks that a
callback has been set and if not no timeout for the
request is set.
In the method request in file src/data/Connection.js line 219
the timeout is set to a number explicitly using Ext.num.
This means that it is not possible to disable timeout of an