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Re: color text?

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Brian Behlendorf <[log in to unmask]>

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Tue, 2 May 95 15:09:39 EDT

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On Tue, 2 May 1995, Eric Bina wrote:
> > Well, Netscape's <BODY> element BACKGROUND attribute will cause
> > just as many cache misses as external stylesheets will if everyone
> > who wants to have a customized funky background uses a local .GIF to
> > achieve this effect.
>
> An external BACKGROUND GIF requires one extra net access.
> A BODY specifying BGCOLOR and TEXT color require none.
>
> An external stylesheet which specifies a background GIF requires
> two extra net accesses.
> An external stylesheet that specifies a background color and text color
> requires one extra net access.

Which of course is why you're working on HTTP/1.1, which will make all
inlined requests batchable, meaning a maximum of two connects (or even
HTTP-NG, which will mean a max of 1 connect). 3 separate files will soon
not demand 3 separate accesses.

Brian

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