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Re: Stand-in color before images load

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 15:39:16 +0200
Message-ID: <42495A84.2080504@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Laurens Holst wrote:
> 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.

Ah ok, I thought this was about fallback mechanisms for when the device 
does not support something or the feature has been switched off.


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  Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Tuesday, 29 March 2005 13:39:42 GMT

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