[whatwg] Appcache feedback

Joseph Pecoraro joepeck02 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 12:33:47 PST 2010

> On Thu, 17 Dec 2009 22:44:01 +0100, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> We could delay the application cache download process so that it doesn't
>> start until after the 'load' event has fired. Does anyone have an opinion
>> on this?

On Dec 17, 2009, at 5: 24PM, Michael Nordman wrote:
> I don't think we'd have to delay the update job, just the delivery of any
> events associated with the appcache until 'load' has happened to get the
> desired effect.

On Dec 18, 2009, at 7: 51AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I believe we (Opera) found this is what at least some implementations
> are doing now and we do this as well. What Michael suggested makes sense
> and I suppose as the effects are indistinguishable in the end that
> (delaying either the events or the download process) should be fine.

Mike's suggestion sounds good.

Is this in the queue to be added or could this have been forgotten about?
There was a change around the time this email thread occurred that
clarified that the download process should be performed in the
background, but nothing about the events.

- Joseph Pecoraro

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