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Re: Idea for W3C on improving stylesheets

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 16:24:17 -0400
Message-Id: <200209122024.QAA11655@no-knife.mit.edu>
To: Matt Reine <matt_reine@yahoo.com>
cc: www-style@w3.org, www-style@w3c.org

>  Would it be possible to say, in a future version on
> style sheets, send down ALL of the possible style
> commands for formatting ONLY ONCE when a user first
> browses to a domain.

Isn't this what browser caches are for?

>  Say you put in a StyleExpires command which would
> cache the styles on the client side after the first
> visit to the domain and KEEP them on file unless the
> date/time is after the StyleExpires property.

Isn't this what the Expires HTTP header is for?  Just set it on your
stylesheet files properly...

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