[whatwg] Proposal for change in recommendation for loading behavior of non-applicable stylesheets

Scott Jehl scott at scottjehl.com
Wed Jun 20 14:04:43 PDT 2012

That'd be really great if Moz did head in that direction.

Here's a post from one of the Webkit devs on how it works internally for that platform.


On Jun 20, 2012, at 5:02 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> On 6/20/12 3:16 PM, Andy Davies wrote:
>> Looking at waterfalls for a page loading Android 2.3 and iOS 5, it
>> appears that iOS does defer the non-applicable stylesheets - question
>> is why don't more browsers?
> In Gecko's case it's as I said: stylesheet loads are often kicked off before media query information is available...  We could probably redesign stylesheet loading to make it happen somewhat later or maybe redesign pageload to get media query information earlier, but it just hasn't happened yet.
> -Boris

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