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Re: reCAPTCHA implementation problems

From: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 09:10:14 +0100
Message-ID: <e2a28a920707160110l2f188a72v9f2be4a1b9fbe10b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ben Maurer" <bmaurer@andrew.cmu.edu>
Cc: "Al Gilman" <Alfred.S.Gilman@ieee.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org, "Colin McMillen" <mcmillen@cs.cmu.edu>

Hi Ben,

On 16/07/07, Ben Maurer <bmaurer@andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
One other thing I did this weekend was to play around with using CSS
sprites rather than <img> tags. This is important for us because it
reduces the load on our servers (fewer http requests). We now have HTML
that looks like:

<a href="javascript:.."><span class="class1"></span><span>Get a new

"class1" has a background image set, and we use some tricks with
positioning to hide the <span> for visual browsers (without setting it to
Are there any issues with doing this?

It would fail visually when CSS is available, but images are disabled
(for example, to save bandwidth for dial-up users or people who pay by
the byte for downloads).


Supplement your vitamins
Received on Monday, 16 July 2007 08:10:20 UTC

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