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Re: Browsers downloaded linked files regardless of media type

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 09:51:18 +0800
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <4FA1981C-99BD-4196-9602-0A0CC5491CB0@apple.com>
To: Antony Kennedy <antony@silversquid.com>

On Feb 13, 2011, at 1:04 , Antony Kennedy wrote:

> What I'm really after is for CSS that fails the media query to not be loaded at all. And to be able to defer CSS so it doesn't block rendering (print stylesheets in IE block rendering even if you link to them at the bottom of the page).
> Since no-one seemed against these ideas, is there a way for me to propose them more formally? Is there a template document I could populate?

I *thought* the previous discussion indicated that a number of people thought it undesirable that the browser have to fetch stylesheets at the time of a request to print, or when a projector is connected?

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 14 February 2011 01:58:48 UTC

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