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Re: Output should have multiple segments

by autarch (Hermit)
on Jul 17, 2008 at 11:51 UTC ( #698275=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Output should have multiple segments

I've done projects where I've dealt with this issue, and came up with solutions similar to what others have proposed.

However, ultimately I realized that this was basically wrong, at least for CSS and JS. For both of these, you're much better off serving a single cacheable file, rather than only including the files you need. This plays much better with typical web clients.

As to the general problem, I haven't run into it too often, and usually when I do it's not too complicated. The most common example is wanting to generate the <title> tag in a top-level autohandler and getting the title from the requested component. This is easily done with Mason's method system.

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