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<link> vs <style></style>

From: Ben Morris <bmorris@activematter.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 14:09:32 -0500
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NEBBJJFGELAFJNCPAOABKELCCBAA.bmorris@activematter.com>
This may be slightly off topic, but I was wondering if anyone can tell me
advantages/disadvantages by using styles within the <head> tags of each page
as opposed to using the <link> tag and a .css file.  Obviously, using the
latter would make each .htm file shorter, and reduce some download time for
that file.

The alternative would be to use a server-side include to insert the code in
each page, which would offer the same sort of easy maintenance.


Ben Morris
Received on Friday, 15 December 2000 14:07:37 UTC

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