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Re: practicality of user styleshseets

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 02:06:14 -0400
Message-ID: <4CB69DD6.80008@earthlink.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 2010/10/14 00:43 (GMT-0500) Patrick Garies composed:

> On 2010-10-13 9:34 PM, Felix Miata wrote:

>> Problem 1-CSS file compaction: This is the stripping of all forms of
>> unnecessary whitespace, including newlines, from CSS files in order
>> to minimize server load and maximize download speed. The use of this
>> technique seems to be rapidly spreading.

> This is the way things should be; the author should ensure that a
> minimum of bandwidth is used. This benefits both the user and author.

There are orders of magnitude more bandwidth to save by stripping needless
repetition and eliminating classitis, 1% maximum (newlines only) vs. 10-90+%.
The stylists stripping newlines ought to be forced to use 12" or smaller
laptops at 2/3 meter or more distance for all their work, so they can learn
what some people have to go through to defend against rude design, and why.
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)

 Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409

Felix Miata  ***  http://fm.no-ip.com/
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