[whatwg] Offline Web Apps

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Aug 24 11:39:05 PDT 2007

On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> There are two distinct types of applications (in context of this topic)
> 1) Online web applications. 2) Occasionally connected web applications (OCWA).
> These two groups differ significantly in their design. 
> So what exactly you are trying to make "offline aware"?

Both. Basically we're aiming at the same kind of stuff as the Google Gears 
offline mode APIs, but using a standards-based API. So things like Google 
Reader, Yahoo! Mail, or even MSN Live Map Search or whatever it's called 
this week.

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