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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 12:59:49 -0000
Message-ID: <C8FFD98530207F40BD8D2CAD608B50B4AD76AA@mtldsvr01.DotMobi.local>
To: "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>, "Sean Owen" <srowen@google.com>
Cc: "Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group WG" <public-bpwg@w3.org>

Some morphic resonance at work in Dom and my simultaneous replies ... I agree with Dom that specifying this accurately is a reasonable amount of work (e.g. are level 2 and 3 rules extraneous?).

Jo



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux [mailto:dom@w3.org]
> Sent: 18 January 2008 07:42
> To: Sean Owen
> Cc: Jo Rabin; Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group WG
> Subject: Re: ISSUE-231: MINIMIZE should take into account whitespace in
> CSS[mobileOK Basic tests]
> 
> 
> Le vendredi 18 janvier 2008 à 00:43 -0500, Sean Owen a écrit :
> > @media screen stylesheets would not, in theory, get downloaded, so I
> > don't think it would be counted as overhead?
> 
> I think Jo was thinking to a single style sheet which would contain:
>         @media screen {
>         [100k worth of screen-only rules]
>         }
> 
>         @media handheld {
>         [1 rule]
>         }
> 
> I agree with the assessment that this should be counted as overhead (the
> same way with count comments in HTML markup).
> 
> But I think we shouldn't integrate CSS into MINIMIZE at this stage in
> the process; I'm fairly sure there would be quite a few details to iron
> out, and this would delay the release of the spec.
> 
> (I think our current suggestion that this be indicated as an information
> by tools that wish to do so is a good one - that we'll probably
> implement the W3C checker; and it will always be time to do a mobileok
> 1.1 where you can fail because of this if we think this is really
> important)
> 
> Dom
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