Thu, 06 Oct 2005

Data URL's

You learn something new every day. Jeremy's linkblog include a link to a data: URL image encoder. I'd never even heard of the data scheme.

The data: scheme allows data to be embedded within an HTML page (or other document that supports URLs). For example, take a look at the source of this image:

Neat, huh?

It's not very efficient since the embedded data can't be cached separately from the page, but it's still kind of cool.

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