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[whatwg] Inconsistent behavior for empty-string URLs

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 08:33:51 +0100
Message-ID: <op.u4rjapok64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 19:22:43 +0100, Nicholas Zakas <nzakas at yahoo-inc.com>  
> It's the "automatic download" that makes this problematic, as it
> silently doubles the number of requests to the server, which as I've
> said in previous emails, is a huge problem for high-volume sites. Opera
> already doesn't make a request in all of these cases, so I'm guessing
> that Web Workers is an exception?

It only doubles the load if you have crappy markup (or server setup,  
depending on your goals). Not sure why we are not loading the resource.  
That'd be a bug per the current specification.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 10 December 2009 23:33:51 UTC

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