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Re: Identifying end tags

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 23:21:05 +0100
Message-ID: <44A300D1.6060308@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Shlomi Asaf <neoswf@gmail.com>
CC: www-html@w3.org

Shlomi Asaf wrote:

 >>On 6/28/06, *Laurens Holst* <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl
 > <mailto:lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>> wrote:
 >  >How would that have any effect on my page loading time? I have a 100mbit
 >  >connection. Bandwidth is ever increasing.
 > all users have high speed connection, so you fight against your
 > competitors on the same pipe line, which means that the smaller your
 > file is, the faster it will render on the screen.


I might be inclined to ascribe slightly more weight to your argument,
Shlomi, if your own site (cited at the bottom of your message)

	visit my blog: http://www.webcssdesign.34sp.com/

was valid (X)HTML.  But it isn't.  Nor does it follow the
very precepts that you set out to convince us are valid :
it contains long class names : "postentry", "postmeta",
"posttitle", multiple (redundant) spaces :
"</a>				</p>", absolute URLs wasting
/reams/ of characters :
and so on.

If you genuinely believe that every byte counts (which I don't :
I believe that layout and readability matter /far/ more) -- then
why not practise what you preach ?

Philip Taylor
Received on Wednesday, 28 June 2006 22:19:54 UTC

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