[whatwg] Caching offline Web applications
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jan 22 18:49:31 PST 2009
On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, Michael Nordman wrote:
> Thnx for the response Ian, much better than months of thundering
Sorry about that; the appcache feature was on the back burner for a few
months as I tried to get through the pile of old feedback.
> I'm not yet sure we've come up with solutions that will stand the test
> of time and merit inclusion in a spec either. Having said that, what is
> spec'd for AppCache does hang together fairly well. What's there is
> necessary and useful, but alas... insufficient. Its interesting to see
> how this functionality has gotten stripped down to the bone, and I'm
> looking forward to see how it gets built back up to something that is of
> broader practical use. I seriously doubt if gears customers could
> actually drop gears and use the HTML5 system as spec'd instead.
I agree that what we have isn't yet enough for everyone. Hopefully we'll
be able to move on to adding these features sooner rather than later.
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