[links] Re: Links: page re-rendering annoyance

Karel Kulhavy clock at twibright.com
Mon Jun 13 10:29:55 PDT 2005

On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 07:38:22PM +0400, Oleg Broytmann wrote:
> Hi.
>    Visit http://www.oreillynet.com/ . Click on any article. Press [<-]
> to return to the previous page (the root of http://www.oreillynet.com/).
> Watch how long the browser re-render the page and how the cursor is
> moved from an article to an article during re-rendering.
>    Not really a bug, but an anoyance. There are also many other pages on
> the Net, but this one became really nasty during latest weeks. Probably
> IWBN to cache not only the source of a page, but also to cache a
> rendered image. I understand it very much that this caching will
> increase the required memory. So store it for a short time - only to
> allow a user press "Back" 1-2 time.

I find this highly annoying too. Sometimes it means I have to wait until
the page loads or even enter password into wrong field and then submit
- that's really cool.


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