[webkit-dev] Back/forward cache for pages with unload handlers

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Sep 16 13:36:43 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Brady Eidson <beidson at apple.com> wrote:
> Oliver is correct.
> The Page Cache will never be able to make *leaving a page* any faster.  But
> it can make *returning* to a page instantaneous.
> This is a Good Thing™

The other advantage of the page cache, which I think is actually more
pronounced than the speed, is that the page will be in the same state
when you go back to it.  For example, whatever trees you've expanded
in the trac source code viewer will still be expanded.


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