[webkit-dev] Feature Request: Dynamic Application Cache
ian at hixie.ch
Sat Nov 17 19:01:24 PST 2012
On Sat, 17 Nov 2012, Brady Eidson wrote:
> On Nov 17, 2012, at 2:40 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
> > Brady Eidson wrote:
> >> On Nov 17, 2012, at 7:47 AM, sridharn<sridhar.ndroid at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Any updates / plans for this feature ??
> >> What feature?
> > https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2012-April/020455.html
> > """
> > Mozilla Firefox supports dynamic adding of resources into the
> > application cache for offline use with the function:
> > window.applicationCache.mozAdd(URI String)
> > https://developer.mozilla.org/en/nsIDOMOfflineResourceList
> > This is great for persistent storage of assets via javascipt. Instead
> > of predefining those assets in the manifest file one can use
> > planed? Like window.applicationCache.webkitAdd(URI String) ?
> > """
> I knew about that, and we'll likely be interested in taking a look after
> HTML or WebApps takes it up and gets it into a standard, which I know
> there's interest in but it hasn't happened yet…
Current status is:
...which is looking for feedback from potential authors and implementors.
In particular, the current idea doesn't involve an add/remove API, but
something more involved, and it would be good to get feedback on whether
that's overkill for some or all use cases. (Knowing exactly what the use
cases are would help.)
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