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

From: Drew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 09:10:52 -0700
Message-ID: <f965ae410907220910g75068a5cra0558baa783b1990@mail.gmail.com>
Not sure what you are suggesting, Anne - it sounds like they want to tie the
AppCache to a specific cookie/value combination, which I don't believe is
supported by the current spec.

-atw

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 3:32 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com> wrote:

> 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
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
>
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