[whatwg] Google Gears and HTML5
cprince at google.com
Tue Oct 9 00:58:08 PDT 2007
On 10/9/07, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Jun 2007, Chris Prince wrote:
> > That is correct. Gears starts serving a manifest's resources only when
> > everything has been successfully downloaded. If it gets a 404 it will
> > try again later.
> So how does a page, once cached, stop being cached? There doesn't seem to
> be a way to end the caching. In HTML5's model, you have to leave a blank
> manifest file forever (or until all your users have been weened off the
> old cache manifest) for applications to lose their cache association.
The Gears LocalServer module has remove*Store() methods that will end
the caching. Serving a blank manifest works in the Gears model as
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