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[Bug 14702] appcache: always up-to-date applications

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Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 00:29:46 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
           Severity|normal                      |enhancement

--- Comment #6 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-11-11 00:29:45 UTC ---
So this is basically requesting an entry similar to FALLBACK except that the
resource is only used if it can't be fetched, even if it is already cached the
network is still hit?

I don't understand why this is better than the HTTP cache. If the idea is to
hit the network when you can, but fall back to the cache when the resource is
either not expired or the network is down, then that seems like _exactly_ what
local HTTP caching is for. Appcache is only useful because it lets you get to
the data _before_ you check to see if it's up to date.

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