[whatwg] Appcache feedback (various threads)

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jan 31 16:43:05 PST 2011

On Mon, 31 Jan 2011, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> >
> > Given that SxS manifests don't seem like they'd ever be something 
> > you'd want to make available to download standalone, and that if you 
> > were going to expose them to a user you'd want a text/* type anyway, 
> > and that cache manifests are clearly different (no valid SxS manifest 
> > can be a valid appcache manifest), I'm honestly not finding a very 
> > compelling reason to make appcache manifsts have a more verbose 
> > extension. The clash here seems rather theoretical.
> I've exposed cache manifests for standalone download many times.

It appears you're actually talking about ClickOnce manifests, not SxS 
manifests (though they use the same format).

These would indeed be distributed.

I've changed the suggested extension to ".appcache".

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