|Characteristic measured||External linked
||inline stylesheet with <style>|
|PageSpeed Score||A, 96%||A, 97%|
|YSlow Score||A, 95%||A, 96%|
|Page Load Time||0.7s||0.5s|
|Total Page Size||116kb||116kb|
I’m saying: consider the options, weigh them up against the norm and test them out. As long as you have a good reason behind the implementation, it kind of doesn’t matter what others think.