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Re: Image sprites use cases

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 18:40:38 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0909011640x196857deia45d7f3354a66cfd@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: Pascal Germroth <pascal@germroth.name>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>, www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 6:38 PM, Aryeh Gregor<Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 7:29 PM, Pascal Germroth<pascal@germroth.name> wrote:
>> On tool support: It should be relatively easy to write an apache httpd
>> extension which will create ZIP-files or multipart MIME files on the fly
>> (cached, of course) off a folder (tree) or the manifest.
>
> How would it output the proposed <link> header into the HTML page, and
> figure out which files need to be in the resulting packed file?  I
> don't see any possible way this could work without the author manually
> choosing which files to pack.

You'd specify a folder that should be sent in this form ("/static/" in
the example).  The <link> can be sent as a Link: header.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 1 September 2009 23:41:39 GMT

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