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Re: pipelining vs. deferred content

From: Ari Luotonen <luotonen@netscape.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 15:10:06 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199703262310.PAA04761@step.mcom.com>
To: delabeau@iniki.gsfc.nasa.gov
Cc: john@math.nwu.edu, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
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> My proposal is that the server say, in effect, "Here's your page; reserve
> space for an image and wait just a sec until I give you something to fill
> the space."

This can already be accomplished by providing the image dimentions in
the IMG tag.  The only time the client halts layout is when it doesn't
know the image dimentions, that is, they were neither in the IMG tag,
nor yet received as first bytes of the image itself.

Ari Luotonen	* * * Opinions my own, not Netscape's * * *
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