[drupal-devel] CSS bloat

Richard Bennett richard.b at gritechnologies.com
Sat Mar 12 15:37:49 UTC 2005

On Saturday 12 March 2005 14:33, K B wrote:
> I previously reported this, and it is not only true for CSL themes,
> but is a general trend now.
> For example, using pushbutton on my sites, the two css files
> (style.css and drupal.css) amount for about 20% of my total bandwidth.
> As an example, February stats show, 11.84% for style.css and 7.61%,
> for a total of 19.45%

Normally this is negated by the fact that CSS files are cached by the browser, 
so they are only requested once per session.
Could it be that using the no-cache headers means css files are now no longer 
being cached? This could explain an increased bandwidth use.


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