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[whatwg] About bypassing caches for URLs listed in Fallback and/or Network section in a HTML5 Offline Web Application

From: Shwetank Dixit <shwetankd@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 19:49:16 +0530
Message-ID: <op.vfscp9slim6vpa@shwetank-dixits-macbook.local>
At least in Opera, it will still respect the browser's normal cache  
header. So the network section header will just bypass the application  
cache, and will load normally like any other web page, which means  
respecting (i.e, not bypassing) the normal cache.

On Tue, 13 Jul 2010 19:28:55 +0530, Lianghui Chen <liachen at rim.com> wrote:

> Anyone has any comments?
> From: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org  
> [mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Lianghui Chen
> Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 4:12 PM
> To: whatwg at lists.whatwg.org
> Subject: [whatwg] About bypassing caches for URLs listed in Fallback  
> and/or Network section in a HTML5 Offline Web Application
> Hi,
> In spec HTML5 for offline web application  
> (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#offline) chapter  
> 6.6.6, item 3, 4, 5 state that for resources that is in online whitelist  
> (or has wildcard whitelist), or fallback list, it should be fetched  
> "normally".
> I would like to know does it mean the user agent (browser) should bypass  
> its own caches (besides html5 appcache), like the WebKit cache and  
> browser http stack cache?
> Best Regards
> Lyon Chen
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Shwetank Dixit
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Site Compatibility / Developer Relations / Consumer Products Group
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