IE should prefetch hover images - by Jeffrey2793

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ID 795174 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 7/27/2013 5:50:12 AM
Access Restriction Public

Description

IE11 introduced the prefetch link. It would speed up many pages to apply prefetch logic to image files in css "hover" tags such as "a.like:hover { background-image:url(like-bright.gif)}". This would simplify and speed up a non-script standard method of making web pages "fluid" in IE.
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Posted by Microsoft on 7/29/2013 at 10:42 AM
Thank you for your feedback. We will take your feedback into consideration in our ongoing efforts to improve Internet Explorer.

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The Internet Explorer Team