Just an FYI incase anyone wondered ....

It seems (at least in firefox 3x, IE7+, CHrome, Safari (windows)) that the 
browser or "prototype" itself wont load 2 copies of it....

To Test i included prototype.js in the <head> and included it again in the 
body and there was only one output of javascript!....

Kudos to the browser vendors or the script devs!!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alex McAuley" <webmas...@thecarmarketplace.com>
To: <prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com>
Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 11:12 AM
Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Re: Checking if prototype is loaded

> Sorry my bad.... was "if(window.Prototype) ..."
> Sorry for silly post !!
> Alex
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jeztah" <webmas...@thecarmarketplace.com>
> To: "Prototype & script.aculo.us" 
> <prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com>
> Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 11:07 AM
> Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Checking if prototype is loaded
>> Morning guys.
>> Does anyone know a way to check if prototype is loaded or not ....
>> I have tried "if(Prototype) { ..." but just throws an undefined error.
>> I know i know i should know if it is loaded or not but my servers use
>> very heavy aggressive caching due to massive user loads and i noticed
>> in my cache there was some javascript thats not even on the page left
>> in a session cache.
>> To cut it short i use server side methods to gzip/minify js files on
>> page load (same with the css).... as they are loaded they go into an
>> array if whats loaded. Then on the page i am able to check the "Cache"
>> of javascript loaded by checking a session array variable. The trouble
>> is .... the session variable is rightly telling me prototype is
>> (included) - but not in the <head> tag so it is not showing up as a
>> loaded script once the page is refreshed!!!....
>> would it be window.Prototype or is there a cleaner method ?
>> Thanks in advance
>> Alex
>> >
> >

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