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Re: Image sprites use cases

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 10:10:36 -0400
Message-ID: <7c2a12e20908310710j2c229aa8v83d95384c75aa204@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>, www-style@w3.org
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 8:15 AM, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Actually, the proposal would be a package with a manifest, then you address
> the images normally and they get loaded from the package in browsers that
> support it (and one by one from the web server in ones that don't).  That
> way it's even backwards compatible and can be rolled out as soon as desired.
>  See http://limi.net/articles/resource-packages for a very initial proposal
> draft; comments welcome.

It sounds like an excellent proposal.  The simplicity of what the
author has to do here makes it clearly superior to any proposal I've
heard or thought of on the subject before.
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 14:11:18 UTC

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