[Product-Developers] Re: Where does it hurt?

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Fri May 23 08:06:14 UTC 2008

Previously Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> >Previously Malthe Borch wrote:
> >>Reinout van Rees wrote:
> >>>From a caching viewpoint, I normally end up putting &dtml-portal_url; 
> >>>everywhere into the css files to make sure all the images and so are 
> >>>loaded from one place and not 20 times from /img.jpg, 
> >>>/subfolder/img.jpg, /sub/sub/img.jpg and so on.
> >>This really isn't necessary; images referenced from a stylesheet are 
> >>local to the url that contains the stylesheet.
> >
> >The URLs for our stylesheets are dynamic.
> Are you sure? They're dynamic, but they only change if you re-save the 
> portal_css configuration. If the caching proxy or the browser has cached 
> an image at /portal_css/<random>/img.jpg then that's going to be stable, 
> I think, until you re-save portal_css.

I don't think it is desirable to reload all images for a CSS change.


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