[webkit-dev] Why so many text nodes in the DOM? (especially ones with just whitespace)

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Fri Jun 18 10:46:02 PDT 2010

On Jun 18, 2010, at 10:27 AM, Andreas Delmelle wrote:

> Still, one wonders from time to time how much bandwidth is actually wasted by sending over all these extraneous bytes that ultimately compel JS developers to write code like the above.

This is a problem that website developers themselves can solve by serving up content without the extra whitespace. And some do.

    -- Darin

More information about the webkit-dev mailing list