From: Jason C <jwcarl...@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 02:04:56 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Tues, Jul 31 2012 5:04 am
Subject: Re: Does an image inside of display: none still load in the background?
On Tuesday, July 31, 2012 3:28:12 AM UTC-4, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:Based on this logic, would it not be acceptable to create an empty DIV in place of the image, and then set a background-image dynamically at the same time that I change the display style?
> ... the page should be constructed e.g. so that its <img> tags have fake
> src attributes, or no src attributes at all, and these attributes are
> changed or added when additional images are to be shown. You can't do
> such things in CSS, you need some client-side scripting, or you need to
> divide the material to different pages.
<div id="img_12345" style="display: none; height: 75px; width: 75px"></div>
}Excellent point. They would be viewed sequentially, so loading the next 50 while viewing the current 50 is a very good suggestion.
> On the other hand, the approach results in suboptimal user experience.
> There would be a delay when moving from one set of images to another. A
> better approach could be (if you expect the image sets to be viewed
> sequentially) to have the next set of 50 images downloaded
> asynchronically on the background. But this takes us rather far from CSS.
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