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Re: Stand-in color before images load

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 13:43:31 +0200
Message-ID: <42493F63.4020406@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: www-style@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> A more general way however, to detect whether or not images are being 
> load for the complete document could save a lot more issues that might 
> come up. Something like
>  :supported("image/gif","image/png") div#contact{
>   ...
>  }

I don’t see how this has anything to do with which file formats the 
browser supports. What if the images load slowly, or not at all because 
the link is broken or the server is in 'slashdot-mode' and only serving 
text and xml, or if the visitor has disabled images. This is not a 
general solution for all those things.


Ushiko-san! Kimi wa doushite, Ushiko-san nan da!!
Received on Tuesday, 29 March 2005 11:44:21 UTC

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