Re: Intent to unship AppCache

2020-04-13 Thread Valentin Gosu
Hi everyone, Jonathan is unfortunately not with the company anymore so I wanted to follow-up and clarify our current timeline for disabling appcache. It is my intention to land bug 1619673 [1] in Firefox 77 and let it ride the trains. We would keep the pref off in 78 because that's an ESR

Re: Intent to unship AppCache

2019-08-29 Thread Jonathan Kingston
I spoke to some folks who work on Chrome and they suggested because of their larger usage numbers there wasn't a concrete timeline that they were working towards, however they think there is an active plan to exchange appcache for service worker on some Google products they have which will aid in

Re: Intent to unship AppCache

2019-08-22 Thread Andrew Overholt
It's been a long time coming :) Do you know if Chrome plans to drop support, too? On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 5:01 PM Jonathan Kingston wrote: > The design of AppCache brings many problems to the web platform from a > performance and security perspective. Service workers have long solved the > same

Intent to unship AppCache

2019-08-21 Thread Jonathan Kingston
The design of AppCache brings many problems to the web platform from a performance and security perspective. Service workers have long solved the same use cases as AppCache. Removal of this code would bring a large reduction of code and complexity that is largely unmaintained. History Four