[LINK] Worrying about the Dark Ages (was Re: ANAO report: Government Agencies' Management of their Websites)
cas at taz.net.au
Sat Dec 20 18:33:56 EST 2008
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 01:54:23PM +1000, rene wrote:
> Something I've increasingly noticed relatively recently is the 'size' of
> web pages containing a news article on e.g. major AU news sites (where the
> news article probably amounts to about 40Kb but the whole page amounts to
> css, etc, and sundry other things, and also try to contact (and wait for
> connections to) numerous external domains for the purpose of pulling in
> advertisements and numerous other bits of "content" and the delay while
> waiting for such things to happen is sometimes very noticeable.
try the same site in Firefox with the NoScript and Adblock plugins installed
and turned on.
the site will work perfectly well, and much faster without all the advertising
craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>
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