[whatwg] Simplified <picture> element draft
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed Jan 22 18:07:51 PST 2014
On 1/22/14 8:14 PM, Bruno Racineux wrote:
> Meanwhile, is there a way in which all vendors can prevent their
> pre-loaders from preloading (and loading at all for that matter) any <img>
> that has either: An html5 hidden attribute
This is feasible.
> or display:none
This is not really. The preload scanner has no idea bout styles.
> I think it's safe to say that, for the browser to load assets marked as
> 'display:none;' makes little sense
<script> elements are display:none, note.
So are <link> elements. Both get preloaded.
And people do in fact depend on display:none images being preloaded on
the web today. People paint those images to canvases, unhide them and
expect them to show immediately, etc.
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