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Re: [ResourcePriorities] Blocking content resources on CSS properties

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:58:01 -0500
Message-ID: <5279A229.2010106@mit.edu>
To: public-web-perf@w3.org
On 11/5/13 7:17 PM, Bruno Racineux wrote:
> But it seems still beneficial to have such property for 'content
> resources' as currently defined, when it comes to ajax or dynamic content,
> where your css stylesheet is preloaded already. (I don't see or think the
> preloader have any effect at that point

Browsers start image loads as soon as you set the src; web compat 
requires that.  This happens way before the browser knows what the style 
of the <img> is (and in fact often before the <img> is even in the 

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