Apparently, modern browsers handle this like the behavior I had expected when I asked the question nearly 8 years ago.
I was doing some reading on web.dev about CSS performance and came across this article on eliminating render blocking resources and right at the end where it explains techniques for reducing render blocking resources it mentions splitting ...
"It feels like I have spyware on my computer."
Oh, it's much worse than that. There is spyware on everything but your computer, probably.
Grapeshot is an Oracle service. Here are a few quotes from the crawler explanation page:
Oracle Data Cloud assists advertisers placing contextual advertising
on web pages.
Pages are only visited on demand. If ...