[thelist] (how to stop) IE6 rendering before it has fully compiled

Lee kowalkowski lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 20 17:53:20 CST 2006

On 20/11/06, Matt Warden <mwarden at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, if that's our constraint, then I guess we're left with hacks that
> attack symptoms and not the cause.
> If you refuse to clean up your 60 kb of css, then the *least* you can
> do is minify the production file and configure the server to send it
> gzipped.

I reckon as the web moves to CSS based layout, larger CSS files are a
safe bet.  Perhaps not 60kb mind.

> And, stop using window.onload to fire JavaScript events
> that dont need to wait for the entire page to load (99.9% of them fall
> into this category).

That's gonna help more than minifying.  Minifying just means you need
a quicker eye to see the animated eyesore.

Setting the width and height attributes on image elements might also help.


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