Fw: Re: [gutvol-p] Size/image limit in Web browser?
joshua at hutchinson.net
Wed Jan 4 05:46:23 PST 2006
Meant to send this to the list as a whole. Forgot to check the reply headers before hitting send.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua Hutchinson" <joshua at hutchinson.net>
> I've never heard of a hard limit. I've seen IE slow to a claw if memory
> becomes an issue and at least one some browsers, it won't display the text
> properly until all the images have been downloaded. I know recent versions of
> Firefox and IE will display hundreds of images in one document, because I've
> done it... It loads more slowly, obviously, but it runs.
> Multi-part HTML files are more of a pain in the patoot (you can't search
> through the whole document, if you want a copy, you have to keep track of
> multiple files, etc). I don't like them and would prefer all one file.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Greg Newby" <gbnewby at pglaf.org>
> To: gutvol-p at lists.pglaf.org
> Subject: [gutvol-p] Size/image limit in Web browser?
> Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2006 23:40:41 -0800
> > Has anyone heard about the following:
> > > Let me just address one issue. The reason I organized it the way I did --
> > > into chapters vice a single web page -- was because just before I got
> > > started on it I ran across a comment by someone -- I think it was somewhere
> > > on the Project Gutenberg site -- that said that some browsers (I think the
> > > reference was actually about Windows IE) are limited to no more than
> > > something like 90 graphic images on a "page". I think the comment said
> > > there was also a MB size limit. So when I saw that I knew I had somewhere
> > > in the neighborhood of 300+ images so I'd bust that limit. So although I
> > > was aware of your format guidelines I thought it was going to take this
> > > project straight into a application crash. So that's why I did what I did.
> > > Do you know if this graphics limitation still exists (or if it ever did)?
> > The message was in response to my request to join a multi-file
> > HTML eBook with tons of images (300) into a single file.
> > Thanks for any info or feedback you might be able to provide.
> > -- Greg
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