New connection for CSS files

I’m noticing that for some strange reasons the browser makes new connection for the css files called inside the

Ideally the dns should be on the cache and I can see keep-alive for connection header in the response. But still…

Any clue on what’s wrong or could be wrong?

Here is the results page - http://www.webpagetest.org/result/110416_CJ_93b92ad3bb8fbcd4c255a56a0ca3cfae/1/details/

IE doesn’t deal well with CSS resources served off of a different domain from the base page when doing https: http://webforscher.wordpress.com/2011/01/13/domain-sharding-and-ssl/

Thanks Patrick. Interesting IE bug!