[whatwg] AppCache can't serve different contents for different users at the same URL

On Wed, 15 Jul 2009 00:30:05 +0200, Aaron Whyte <awhyte at google.com> wrote:
> Most apps provide different contents for the same uncacheable main-page  
> URL, depending on the identity of the user, which is typically stored in a  
> cookie and read by the server.
> However, the HTML5 AppCache spec doesn't allow cookies to influence the
> choice of AppCaches or the contents of a response returned by the cache.

Why not? I cannot find anything like that in the specification. It seems to me that the generic fetching algorithm is used which does not forbid sending cookies and even explicitly calls out setting them.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Wednesday, 22 July 2009 03:32:03 UTC