>when the design of the IDN web site was done, it was with the
intention of minimizing download time.
For pointed commentary on this issue, I recommend Jakob Nielson's site:
There is also the Bandwidth Conservation Society:
although their site seems to have a lot of unnecessary elements on it - but the ideas and tips presented are valid. They offer a downloadable version of their site for offline browsing.
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