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Re: <img src="..." defer>

From: James Simonsen <simonjam@google.com>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 15:00:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPVJQikPXZiwk4mvFAG4ENDBVzTs9N49NNGbNj6iXdegECq-ug@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>
Cc: Jake Archibald <jakearchibald@chromium.org>, "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  > 'delayload' as in 'delay the load' sounds like the image may delay the
> loading of the page, when (in terms of the load event of the document) it
> does the opposite.****
>
> ** **
>
> I think you have a good point here. ‘delayload’ delays downloading the
> resource but does not delay the window load event is confusing. ‘lazyload’
> does seem to not have that problem and may be a more well understood term
> (for what it’s worth, it has a Wikipedia page:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lazy_loading).****
>
> ** **
>
> What do folks think of the ‘lazyload’ term?
>

I prefer it over the previous suggestions.


> ****
>
> I also think the spec should be clear that using this attribute will mean
> that this resource will not block the load event for the window, but will
> continue to block the load event for itself.
>

Definitely.

James
Received on Thursday, 23 May 2013 22:00:55 UTC

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