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RE: Image sprites use cases

From: David Perrell <davidp@hpaa.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 13:05:07 -0700
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Aryeh Gregor wrote:
| Because there's no widely-used program that authors can use to encode
| their files using multipart MIME.  ZIP support, on the other hand, is
| ubiquitous.

But then there's that pesky task of creating manifest files.

Seems this idea needs a resource file with an up-front directory/index and a means to automatically create that file for a given page. If there were an efficient resource file specification and a browser developer added support, I daresay there would soon be a glut of tools to facilitate its creation.

David Perrell
Received on Tuesday, 1 September 2009 20:06:25 GMT

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