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Re: Load event and <video>

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 16:37:38 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600903192037r1a273d8eub3fba69e86a91286@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>
>> Gecko doesn't download images at all for display:none but does (and delays
>> the load event) for visibility:hidden and zero-size images.
>>
>
> Actually, we've downloaded for display:none since at least Gecko 1.8
> (Firefox 1.5).
>

Oops.

Anyway, there are valid uses for downloading images and videos that aren't
visible. Authors may want to preload them so they become visible instantly.

Rob
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