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Re: [ResourcePriorities] Spec updates

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:57:32 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei95krpihzJ49RJfCPG=t+AxrJjzg-D7q-GEfNt_8CpWxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bruno Racineux <bruno@hexanet.net>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>, "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 3:27 PM, Bruno Racineux <bruno@hexanet.net> wrote:
>>I agree... these names are not very clear. I also tend to get them the
>>wrong way around and often find myself having to look them up.
> I have suggested 'delay' in the past. Just a shorter synonym to defer.

All attributes discussed here delay the load in some form or another.
The difference is in when the stop delaying.

> Though 'postpone' seems proper, as it carries the same semantics as defer,
> which provides 'ordered deferred' behavior (IE10+) for scripts.

Again, both attributes postpone the load. The difference is to what
point in time the load is postponed.

/ Jonas
Received on Friday, 22 November 2013 00:58:30 UTC

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