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[whatwg] Offline Resources

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 06:51:51 -0700
Message-ID: <BB09EE48-0EC5-4214-B9C1-0D78FC503089@apple.com>

On Jun 11, 2007, at 2:24 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> I think the
> Google Gears design for this works better than the Mozilla design,
>
> because it lets offline mode use all the same URIs as regular mode,
> so the offline support can be cleanly factored from the rest of the
> web app.
> It's not that bad, if your app avoids using URIs with protocol or  
> domain in them. As a proof of concept we modified Zimbra to use our  
> API; we just put its files into a JAR and things worked.
>
> Having said that, it would certainly be nice to be able to get some  
> kind of consistency without JARs.
> I think we should discuss the right standards approach
> further, though I'm somewhat surprised that Mozilla hasn't brought
> their work so far to the standards process before now.
> Sorry ... first we wanted to get some experience with the API, then  
> we were busy. So do you have any comments on Dave's doc?

Dave's doc (along with Google's docs for Gears) is on my queue of  
things to review, but probably next week since this week is Apple's  
World Wide Developer Conference.

Cheers,
Maciej


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