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Re: [css4-mediaqueries] Bandwidth Media Queries

From: Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2012 09:23:58 +0200
Message-ID: <4F79540E.3020204@gmx.ch>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Am 31.03.2012 11:52 schrieb François REMY:
> The decision to choose one “image” item over another happens at the time
> where the image is downloaded, and should probably not be changed after
> that (even if this is left at browser’ discretion). Anyway, the image
> will be consistent on the site if she’s used more than one time.

What happens if the user clicks the reload button or gets back to a 
previously visited page - will the UA re-evaluate the media query? The 
same question applies to images avaliable on more than one page.

Re-evaluating could possibly result in downloading a different resource 
than the cached one, thus increase bandwidth usage and even lead to 
disturbing user experience, e.g. display of a different image after page 
Received on Monday, 2 April 2012 07:24:38 UTC

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