[thelist] diagram for http request process for web page?

Simon MacDonald simonmacdonald at uk2.net
Mon Dec 1 14:23:19 CST 2008


There might be something in these docs for Chrome - it does maybe cover some
of what you're after, but whether this is typical ...?



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>-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Matt Warden
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>-On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Petite Abeille
>-<petite.abeille at gmail.com> wrote:
>-> On Dec 1, 2008, at 7:48 PM, Matt Warden wrote:
>->> Does anyone know of a resource that would have a diagram of how a
>->> browser processes a html page and request related resources like
>->> images, css, js files? Ideally, it would include the possibility
>->> the resources are cached and not modified since the cache date.
>-> Not sure this is what you are looking for, but rather informative
>-> nonetheless:
>-> "An activity diagram to describe the resolution of HTTP response
>-> status codes, given various headers"
>-> -- Alan Dean
>-> http://thoughtpad.net/alan-dean/http-headers-status.gif
>-> http://thoughtpad.net/alan-dean/http-headers-status.html
>-Yeah, I came across that in my googling, but it is way too detailed
>-for my purposes.
>-Erika wrote:
>-> Found this page which shows the difference for yahoo.com
>-> http://yuiblog.com/blog/2007/01/04/performance-research-part-2/
>-I knew I had seen this kind of thing before. It is not exactly what I
>-had in my head, but it gets at the same idea.
>-Thanks for your help, Erika and Petite.
>-Matt Warden
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