[whatwg] Application deployment

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Jul 27 19:24:55 PDT 2008

On Sun, 27 Jul 2008, Russell Leggett wrote:
> This is a suggestion that is more helpful to larger single page web 
> applications, but could also be very helpful to other resource intensive 
> web pages. My thought is that it could be extremely helpful to create 
> some kind of web application deployment format. Basically, the same idea 
> as what java does with jars (Java ARchives). A jar is basically just a 
> zip file with a different extension. Inside, it contains all the 
> resources required for that application, including code and images.

As Philip commented, the MHTML spec already provides for this.

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