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[Bug 8412] New: To prevent sites from loading gigabytes of data, shouldn't the user agent explicitly mention the size of the files in the manifest. (This would also require a check during the downloading process, as to whether the provided sizes are real)

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Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 19:14:42 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-8412-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8412

           Summary: To prevent sites from loading gigabytes of data,
                    shouldn't the user agent explicitly mention the size of
                    the files in the manifest. (This would also require a
                    check during the downloading process, as to whether the
                    provided sizes are real)
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-
                    work/#downloading-or-updating-an-application-cache
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


Section:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#downloading-or-updating-an-application-cache

Comment:
To prevent sites from loading gigabytes of data, shouldn't the user agent
explicitly mention the size of the files in the manifest. (This would also
require a check during the downloading process, as to whether the provided
sizes are real)

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