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Re: Media Queries and optimizing what data gets transferred

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:54:08 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDJUpDwr_1q+9yZDcG7XmtMf1bGTTtTTKNUrJ+zgVpvZQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:45 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 1/25/13 12:50 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> Async stylesheets don't load at all *until* their media query
>> evaluates to true
> So when you go to print, the browser has to start stylesheet loads at that
> point?  That was something I thought browsers wanted to avoid...

Or maybe they just load at low priority whenever the connection is
otherwise idle.  We're not really concerned about memory, just
connection congestion.

Received on Friday, 25 January 2013 18:54:54 UTC

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