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[whatwg] Built-in image sprite support in HTML5

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2010 10:02:30 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTimPZNsn_GF9AeBjqoIPjwF9WSwey3Q9iYOvQ1st@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 9:22 AM, Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> wrote:

> > HTTP-level solutions are vulnerable to broken proxies and caches, of
> which
> > there are many. This is why HTTP pipelining doesn't really work.
>
> Yeah I know, but does that mean HTML should work around lack of
> features in HTTP? I mean you could say HTML5 is vulnerable to broken
> browsers :-)
>

Yes, but if the browser has a bug it is much easier to detect, fix and
deploy the fix.

Rob
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own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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