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[whatwg] Offline Web Apps

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 18:39:05 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0708241834330.7485@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>
> There are two distinct types of applications (in context of this topic)
> 
> 1) Online web applications. 2) Occasionally connected web applications (OCWA).
> 
> These two groups differ significantly in their design. 
> So what exactly you are trying to make "offline aware"?

Both. Basically we're aiming at the same kind of stuff as the Google Gears 
offline mode APIs, but using a standards-based API. So things like Google 
Reader, Yahoo! Mail, or even MSN Live Map Search or whatever it's called 
this week.

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