Re: color text?

Eric Bina (
Tue, 2 May 95 00:48:50 EDT

> Well, Netscape's <BODY> element BACKGROUND attribute will cause
> just as many cache misses as external stylesheets will if everyone
> who wants to have a customized funky background uses a local .GIF to
> achieve this effect.

An external BACKGROUND GIF requires one extra net access.
A BODY specifying BGCOLOR and TEXT color require none.

An external stylesheet which specifies a background GIF requires
two extra net accesses.
An external stylesheet that specifies a background color and text color
requires one extra net access.