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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.

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

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