[whatwg] Offline Web Apps
dimitri.glazkov at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 16:00:32 PDT 2007
In fact, interrogating such a form should provide enough information
to the UA on what query parameters are and even some of the values of
On 9/10/07, Dimitri Glazkov <dimitri.glazkov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Since, AFAIK, the fragment identifier is not passed onto the server by
> the UA, I can't see how an application could be designed with proper
> noscript degradation and reliance frament ids for query communication.
> Besides, using query parameters is much more natural for HTML: forms
> with method=get are the way to build it.
> On 9/10/07, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 Sep 2007, Aaron Boodman wrote:
> > > On Sep 10, 2007 2:21 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I still don't understand how you see this working using the same
> > > > codebase both online and offline. The model I'm proposing basically
> > > > relies on the app being an offline app, except that while you're
> > > > online the offline app is talking to the server to keep its database
> > > > updated and the server updated with the user's changes. What you're
> > > > describing seems like it would require a different set of code for the
> > > > offline case than the online case.
> > >
> > > You can share the UI code for normal web apps with local-mode ones if
> > > you have a clean separation between the server and the UI. In fact, I
> > > think it will be common to want to do this. Bookmarks and URLs from the
> > > online app should work with the offline one and vice versa.
> > I agree, I just don't see how this applies to the example Robert gave
> > with Bugzilla. The idea of having some URIs be decomposed by the
> > client-side and have them fetch different pages from the server seems
> > really unwise, especially since in browsers that don't support this,
> > they'll not be decomposed and will end up fetching different pages.
> > --
> > Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
> > http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
> > Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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