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Re: [whatwg] More effective model for handling resources

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 17:57:11 +0000 (UTC)
To: Tingan Ho <tingan87@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1404021756090.11249@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On Thu, 13 Mar 2014, Tingan Ho wrote:
> 
> Almost all web developer I know use externally linked CSS resource in 
> their web projects. That means that the browser needs to (1) request the 
> html page (2) parse the html (3) request for the CSS resource that is 
> linked from the html document. The problem with externally linked 
> resources is point three. It needs to make another request for the CSS 
> resource. There is a solution to this problem and that is to inline the 
> CSS. Though that would yield another problem: all subsequent page 
> request will become bigger.

I believe this is being handled by the next-generation transport protocols 
(SPDY or whatever it's called now). I recommend approaching the relevant 
groups to check that your precise case has been handled.

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