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So I was loading the review panel over and over out of boredom and happened to notice that some of the profile picture squares were different than others when the image hasn't loaded yet:

Unloaded Image Squares
Am I supposed to play hopscotch here?

So, at first curious what was up, I inspected the HTML to compare them, and there's quite a few differences:

HTML of two profile pictures

  • Profile pictures don't get the width="32" height="32" part on the image itself.

  • Gravatars get an empty class attribute, missing the gravatar-wrapper-32 class. Weird that the Gravatar class would be applied to the non-Gravatar images.


To show this issue in a brighter light, this greatly impacts profile pictures which have a transparent background. A picture (with a transparent background) uploaded to Gravatar would appear with a white background, and uploaded directly as a profile picture would have the blue background, as seen here:

Pictures with transparent backgrounds.

They really should have consistent display.

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closed as too localized by balpha Feb 26 '13 at 4:29

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Sarcasm aside: Running all.css through the first random online minifier I found reduced the file size to less than half. It's probably full of cobwebs (and bandwidth-hogging trailing-semicolons!). –  Wesley Murch Feb 23 '13 at 2:39
    
@WesleyMurch That's interesting, because when I run it through that minifier, I get a reduction of a measly 2.5%. Are you sure about what you're claiming there? –  balpha Feb 23 '13 at 8:58
    
@animuson Do you have an actual issue here? "I don't like the way you use your CSS classes" doesn't qualify as a bug report in my book, and neither does "There's a CSS rule that overrides another one". –  balpha Feb 23 '13 at 9:07
    
Yeah @balpha you're right I must have made a mistake, but then again that minifier isn't very powerful like I assumed it was due to my miscalculation, so you might get more reduction from another one (or manually removing the unnecessary duplicate properties). The issue at hand is petty but I'd say it's legit enough and an easy fix. Might as well make the avatars consistent. –  Wesley Murch Feb 26 '13 at 3:24

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