[webkit-dev] Making browsers faster: Resource Packages

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Wed Nov 18 15:57:55 PST 2009

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:54 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:

> Another caching-related issue involves versioning of the archives. If
> version 2 of a zip contains only a few files modified since version 1,
> and I have version 1 cached, is there some way to take advantage of
> that?

This is a specific case of my more general question, "One of your stated
goals is to avoid downloading resources you already have, but even with
manifests, I see no way to do this, since the client can't actually tell the
server 'only send items x, y, and z'."  This was the one point Alexander
didn't copy in his reply mail.

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