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lucy24




msg:4513977
 11:17 pm on Oct 30, 2012 (gmt 0)

... along comes a study revealing that bad coding habits are the energy-efficient way to go. Want to cut down on your cell phone's recharge time? Put each page's CSS on the page itself. Same for javascript. Use tables for layout. Put all your images in jpg form.

:: sigh ::

The authors must not have followed their own recommendations, because this is a huge PDF file [www2012.wwwconference.org], around 3 MB for 10 pages.

Aside: I pored over my browser history trying to figure out where I found the link, and finally ran it to ground on web-pages-that-you-know-what dot com as the Daily Sucker for 23 October.

 

vincevincevince




msg:4514478
 2:49 am on Nov 1, 2012 (gmt 0)

I can believe they are energy efficient; but I'm not sure that's been what's driven good coding standards

seoskunk




msg:4514812
 9:19 pm on Nov 1, 2012 (gmt 0)

Redundant css in a css file takes milli seconds to load but still they keep banging on about this. Make your crawlers more intelligent I say not dumb down css.

lucy24




msg:4514837
 10:40 pm on Nov 1, 2012 (gmt 0)

Vince, the word "bad" was not a typo for "good" ;)

skunk, what do you mean by "make your crawlers more intelligent"? Can a cell phone be taught to read a file without downloading it?

:: wandering off to order replacement cord for iPad, thanks to cat* breaking original one ::


* When the rats chew on a cord I wrap it in electrical tape-- which, as a bonus, tastes nasty-- and it's as good as new. This time the cat knocked down a power strip while I was recharging, and the pin thingie physically broke. :(

seoskunk




msg:4516898
 10:32 pm on Nov 7, 2012 (gmt 0)

Can a cell phone be taught to read a file without downloading it


No but maybe it can be taught to skip elements not used on the page and only fetch and cache elements that are. This would mean downloading page first and css second.

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