RE: Image sprites use cases

Aryeh Gregor wrote:
| Because there's no widely-used program that authors can use to encode
| their files using multipart MIME.  ZIP support, on the other hand, is
| ubiquitous.

But then there's that pesky task of creating manifest files.

Seems this idea needs a resource file with an up-front directory/index and a means to automatically create that file for a given page. If there were an efficient resource file specification and a browser developer added support, I daresay there would soon be a glut of tools to facilitate its creation.

David Perrell

Received on Tuesday, 1 September 2009 20:06:25 UTC