the image is "progressive" not interlaced...
On Sat, 25 Dec 2004 12:45:13 -0800, i lagos [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> I'm not sure exactly what is happening
> I have a 28K image as a background-image, the image is interlaced. in
> FF it seems that the image is displayed after it's complety dowloaded,
> which means that in a dial-up connection there is a delay of about 5
> seconds. When i place the image in the html as an <img src="...">
> element, the image shows immediately and because it's interlaced at 3
> passes in those 5 seconds the image becomes clear.
> I first thought that all the images in the CSS get called from the
> server when the CSS is called, but i realize this is not true. in my
> tests it seems that the image is downloaded when it's displayed on the
> The delay is only a problem in dialup, none of my background images
> are larger than 30K. Is there a way to eliminate the download delay
> and make it work as if the image was in the HTML??
> any ideas are welcome.
> you can see the demo i'm working on here, it's not fully tested yet on
> all browsers, particulary in Win.
> login: demo
> password: guest
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