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Re: Proposal for addition to WebStorage

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 23:03:59 +0000 (UTC)
To: Nikunj Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904242301580.12381@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 24 Apr 2009, Nikunj Mehta wrote:
> We want to standardize interception of HTTP requests inside Web browsers 
> so as to allow applications to do their own interception and seamlessly 
> access data on-line and off-line. This is primarily targeted at 
> improving availability of data used by Web applications and improve 
> their responsiveness.

How would you implement an offline Web mail client with such a mechanism? 
In particular, how would you maintain the "read"/"unread" state of 
individual e-mail messages, or move e-mails between folders as the user 
drags them around, or search for messages from a particular user received 
between a set of dates?

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