[whatwg] Offline Web Apps

Křištof Želechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Tue Sep 25 15:32:52 PDT 2007

Which other application exactly do you have in mind?  The applications I
know mostly ask the opener.


-----Original Message-----
From: rocallahan at gmail.com [mailto:rocallahan at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Robert
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 7:46 AM
To: Maciej Stachowiak
Cc: Křištof Želechovski; Dave Camp; whatwg at whatwg.org; Ian Hickson; Aaron
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Offline Web Apps


On 9/23/07, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:


Also, I'm not sure how a web app can be expected to know the encoding
of a text file on disk.

The same way that any other app does --- guess based on the extension and
expected usage? --- now that we've all standardized on meta-data-less file
systems :-(. I suppose an app could examine the first chunk of the file and
then re-read the file with a better guess. 


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