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Re: [whatwg] Splash screen proposal for web apps ?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 19:15:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Laurent Perez <l.laurent.p@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1307311913570.27623@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Wed, 31 Jul 2013, Laurent Perez wrote:
> Is there work going on on a Splash screen specification ?

What's the use case?

Generally speaking, Web pages load incrementally, so by the time you've 
downloaded an image, you should be able to just show the Web page itself, 
at least in a state good enough for the user. (For example, even really 
large and expensive pages like Google+ render in a usable state quickly, 
even though they continue to load assets and scripts in the background and 
thus actually don't present an interactive UI straight away.)

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