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RE: ISSUE-231: MINIMIZE should take into account whitespace in CSS [mobileOK Basic tests]

From: Jo Rabin <jrabin@mtld.mobi>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 07:51:40 -0000
Message-ID: <C8FFD98530207F40BD8D2CAD608B50B4AD763C@mtldsvr01.DotMobi.local>
To: "Sean Owen" <srowen@google.com>
Cc: "Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group WG" <public-bpwg@w3.org>

To be clear - we're not talking about style sheets linked with a <link
media="screen"/> element, we are talking about a style sheet like this:

@media screen {

/* 100k bytes */

}

@media handheld {
* {display: none}
}

Jo


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sean Owen [mailto:srowen@google.com]
> Sent: 18 January 2008 05:43
> To: Jo Rabin
> Cc: Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group WG
> Subject: Re: ISSUE-231: MINIMIZE should take into account whitespace
in
> CSS [mobileOK Basic tests]
> 
> I have entirely forgotten this somehow. :) Let us start from scratch.
> 
> @media screen stylesheets would not, in theory, get downloaded, so I
> don't think it would be counted as overhead?
> 
> On Jan 17, 2008 7:26 PM, Jo Rabin <jrabin@mtld.mobi> wrote:
> >
> > > for reasons lost in time
> >
> > Sadly I remember this [at times "animated"] conversation in some
detail
> > but am in favour of extending MINIMIZE to the CSS anyway.
> >
> > I suppose before we do that I would need to ask how we compute the
> > redundancy of CSS that has, for example, an "@media screen" at-rule,
> > 100k bytes of CSS and no "@media handheld" rule?
> >
> > I know it is not white space, but it certainly falls within the
purview
> > of MINIMIZE.
> >
> > Jo
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: public-bpwg-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-bpwg-request@w3.org]
> > On
> > > Behalf Of Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group Issue Tracker
> > > Sent: 17 January 2008 22:08
> > > To: public-bpwg@w3.org
> > > Subject: ISSUE-231: MINIMIZE should take into account whitespace
in
> > CSS
> > > [mobileOK Basic tests]
> > >
> > >
> > > ISSUE-231: MINIMIZE should take into account whitespace in CSS
> > [mobileOK
> > > Basic tests]
> > >
> > > http://www.w3.org/2005/MWI/BPWG/Group/track/issues/
> > >
> > > Raised by: Sean Owen
> > > On product: mobileOK Basic tests
> > >
> > > Somehow this didn't make it in, for reasons lost in time. MINIMIZE
> > should
> > > account for whitespace in CSS. The checker already counts this,
just
> > > doesn't test it.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
Received on Friday, 18 January 2008 07:52:05 UTC

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