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[_] Performance testing, please help!

Tim Wintle timwintle at
Mon Feb 4 17:38:25 GMT 2013

On Mon, 2013-02-04 at 17:23 +0000, Paul Harwood wrote:
> and this one with a hard refresh (200's instead of 304's)
> Not much difference. 
> I would guess your problem is the fonts,

+lots - if it's an "unacceptable delay" then the client is probably on
IE or firefox on Windows, and their initial DNS lookup for the font
domain is failing (Windows has a ridiculously large delay before trying
the secondary nameserver - chrome tries to avoid that by running it's
own custom dns stack)

I can't imagine you need to hyper-optimise this so I'd just look at