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Re: [whatwg] HTML syntax: shortcuts for 'id' and 'class' attributes

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 21:11:09 -0600
Message-ID: <456F9D4D.5030606@mit.edu>
To: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
CC: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, www-style@w3.org

Matthew Raymond wrote:
> 6) It would take thousands of elements with IDs and/or class names to
> make the savings in file size non-trivial. (You could save just as many
> characters per page by making the |alt| attribute optional on <img>
> elements.)

And even more to the point, you could save a lot more than this by using gzip 
content or transfer encoding.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 1 December 2006 03:11:24 GMT

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