[thelist] CSS-Based page loading SLOWER than table-based page?

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 04:44:54 CDT 2007

> Perhaps whilst there's an existing connection open there's some
> optimisation for new connections or even HTTP pipelining, but once
> there are no large files being requested, the connections are closing.
>  That's how it would appear.  Do you know if your server is closing
> the persistent connections?

In general, browsers load two resources at a time. Your CSS version
has a lot of very small files, I'd say you can cut down on a lot of
these by using CSS sprites and put them in one image.


Chris Heilmann
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