[whatwg] Appcache feedback

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sat Jan 9 20:18:22 PST 2010

On Sat, 9 Jan 2010, Joseph Pecoraro wrote:
> > 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.

It's in the queue -- sorry for the delay in answering e-mails; I'm trying 
to get through the W3C HTML WG Bugzilla queue first, and that is taking 
longer than I expected.

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