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Re: Packaging on the Web

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2014 09:54:54 -0800
Message-ID: <CANr5HFUq-S5zBZrQbxrycJtMwTKW_Ni2-F54y38jXOep3XmcUQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 1:16 AM, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> wrote:

> Alex,
>
> > > Does having a simple textual manifest file that just lists the content
> of
> > > the package as the first item in the package help at all?
> >
> > Unclear. It's a foot-race, after all. A client will do request to get the
> > document, which usually streams in pretty quickly relative to the RTT's
> you
> > need to navigate for sub-resources. This is confounded by advice like
> this
> > which indicates to authors that they should be requesting some resources
> as
> > early as possible in their documents:
> >
> >
> https://developers.google.com/speed/docs/best-practices/rtt#PutStylesBeforeScripts
> >
> > This is especially important for resources that are going to be fetched
> > off-origin and for which warming up DNS can add considerable latency.
>
> Just to note that packages won’t contain off-origin resources,


Does that mean you can't request off-origin packages with off-origin
resources? That would also be fatal.


> so it’s still perfectly reasonable for publishers/browsers to do that. Not
> that I think it affects the majority of your argument.
>
> Jeni
> --
> Jeni Tennison
> http://www.jenitennison.com/
>
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2014 17:56:21 UTC

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