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Re: [cssom] Make CSSStyleSheet constructable

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:45:35 -0400
Message-ID: <50819FCF.3050904@mit.edu>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 10/19/12 2:01 PM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
> Just out of curiosity, why? Do you really find enough pages that link to
> the same stylesheet twice that this benefits? Or is this across pages in
> the same process?

I think this was initially put in place way back when to share our own 
internal stylesheets that we use to style our UI.  Those _are_ shared 
across "pages" (windows).

But yes, it's actually fairly common for pages to include the same sheet 
twice (especially once at toplevel and once as an @import from another 

And yes, we've considered sharing document-level sheets across pages, 
but haven't gotten to doing it yet.  There's a bit more complexity there 
(like making sure that your document encoding is part of the hash key).

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