Otherwise, we can't use persistence extensions with the front-end due to XHR optimization.
Created attachment 128423 [details]
(In reply to comment #2)
> "persistence extensions"?
This minor change is for us to be able to persist changes to inspector styles while developing inspector. Today, inspector loads stylesheets using synchronous XHRs and inject them into the document. As a result, when we debug inspector, navigation to the original resources does not work, Save As does not work, extensions that can save modified resources do not work.
This change basically introduces debugging version of the front-end that uses conservative <link> tags for styles, hence making all the machinery above functioning.
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Committed r108634: <http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/108634>
All reviewed patches have been landed. Closing bug.
Why not just load all stylesheets via <link>? Why load them synchronously?
(In reply to comment #7)
> Why not just load all stylesheets via <link>? Why load them synchronously?
We load them lazily in View.js. Otherwise it would flicker.