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Re: Netscape (wishlist/ buglist & such)

On Thu, Sep 02, 1999 at 02:34:44PM -0300, Guilherme Soares Zahn wrote:
> > Just a comment on this one. Netscape (and other browsers) do exactly that.
> > However, if the image tags are not accompanied by "width" and "height"
> > parameters, Netscape can not render the page until the image headers are
> > downloaded and known. It would be really slow for it to re-render the page
> > after every image, since it changes the page flow and table sizes, etc..
> Hmmm... there's a good point there... ;-)
> But, are you positive that Netscape does that? I ask because of one of the things
> that nags me most in Netscape Mail: sometimes I receive a HTML e-mail w/ images (for
> instance, an info clipping of some kind) and, if I press 'stop' too soon (in less
> that, say, 30s) it seems to load only part of the text... ;-/

It seems to only "render" part of the text. That's a big difference from
downloading it.

Try this, create a page with 10 or so images without any size attributes
in the image tags and load it into netscape. Then add correct size tags
and you will see a huge difference.


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