On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 3:11 PM, Brion Vibber <bvibber@wikimedia.org> wrote:
Per comments on the article, I wouldn't read much into it -- the benchmark is pretty flawed. It doesn't measure anything representative of typical usage.

And of course, the whole reason to use inline styles is to avoid round-trips on non-cached cold start, which he explicitly didn't attempt to measure.

Yes, you're right. I skimmed the headline and got excited, but this is not a useful report.