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.

-- brion

On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Jon Robson <> wrote:
Thanks for this. This is very surprising...
cc'in design and mobile list. Maybe we should rethink using css
sprites for our icons?

On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 2:57 PM, Ori Livneh <> wrote:
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