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Re: appcache & link relation

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 09:50:49 +0300
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <1312440649.2234.8.camel@shuttle>
On Wed, 2011-08-03 at 16:03 -0400, Yves Lafon wrote:
> In http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-html5-20110525/semantics.html#attr-html-manifest
> linking to a manifest is done via an attribute and not using something 
> like
> <link rel="appcache.manifest" href="<manifest-URI>">
> The <link> based approach would allow better upgrade mechanism, if the 
> format of the manifest changes, for exemple.

[Disclaimer requested by the Chairs: This is not an official response
from the working group. This is my personal response.]

<link> doesn't work because of

<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src=script.js></script>
<!-- event loop spins -->
<link rel=appcache.manifest" href="manifest.manifest">

Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 4 August 2011 06:51:34 UTC

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