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Re: Change proposal: Adding a sprite attribute to img tags

From: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 00:31:23 -0600
Message-ID: <4B18ACBB.6050005@fastmail.us>
To: David Calhoun <david.b.calhoun@gmail.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 12/3/2009 7:16 PM, David Calhoun wrote:
> For instance, presently we have code which looks like the following:
> img src="pic1.png" img src="pic2.png"
>
> Presently these images are sent with two separate requests.  With a
> new attribute, a flag can be set to specify that they should be sent
>  down the wire together in one gzip: img src="pic1.png" spriteid="1"
>  img src="pic2.png" spriteid="1"

Alexander Limi at Mozilla made an, IMHO, better proposal that uses
|link| elements that you might want to take a look at:
<http://limi.net/articles/resource-packages>.

This was briefly discussed on the <www-style@w3.org> mailing list:
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009Aug/0646.html>.
Received on Friday, 4 December 2009 06:32:02 UTC

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