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Re: [webstorage] inactive documents

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:11:30 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0904281311m75d80ed1xfc7fe90a33178e06@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joćo Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:
> On 4/27/09 11:43 AM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>
>> IIRC we do something similar with pages that have
>> listeners for 'beforeclose' listeners.
>
> You mean 'beforeunload', and gecko does the same thing when page has
> listeners for 'unload' .

Yes, thanks.

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Joćo Eiras <joaoe@opera.com> wrote:
>
>> Either we simply ask implementations to not cache windows with
>> 'storage' listeners.
>
> That would be bad for perceived performance and usability.

Indeed, do you have any alternative solutions that would produce a
better result?

My concern is that Annes proposal would result in buggy pages. IMHO
it's better that a page is reloaded form network (or http cache) than
that we revive a broken page.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 28 April 2009 20:12:24 GMT

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