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RE: [mobile-bp] Comment on style sheet tests

From: Jo Rabin <jo@linguafranca.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2006 16:06:55 +0100
To: "'Anne van Kesteren'" <annevk@opera.com>, <public-bpwg-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <015f01c6e634$672a4870$8200a8c0@Linguafrancam2>

Thank you very much for your comment. The BPWG resolved to reword the test
as it can be misinterpreted, to "Check that the elements in a style sheet
are used in at least one of the pages that reference it"

Our understanding is that compression is not widely implemented on mobile
devices.

Regards
Jo

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-bpwg-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-bpwg-comments-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
> Sent: 21 May 2006 20:02
> To: public-bpwg-comments@w3.org
> Subject: [mobile-bp] Comment on style sheet tests
> 
> 
> The third point
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-mobile-bp-20060518/#iddiv473140712
> STYLE_SHEETS_SIZE does not seem like a good test to me. One of the ideas
> of style sheets is that they are cached and can be reused on other sites
> within the same website. This sometimes (or often, perhaps) leads to some
> rules in the style sheet not being applicable to every page within a site.
> 
> If you really want to improve the size of style sheets you might want to
> recommend gzip or similar compression mechanism. I'm unsure about support
> for that on mobile devices in general though.
> 
> Anyway, I'd suggest removing or rewording that test suggestion.
> 
> 
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
> <http://www.opera.com/>
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