On Tue, 18 Dec 2012, Nicolas Froidure wrote: > > I'm using the appcache since it's adoption on major browsers and i think > it lacks of a section to specify fallbacks with a specific timeout in > order to avoid slow networks to damage user experience. To me this is > the main issue still remaining in order to have the same experience than > installed apps. > > It could take the form of a section like this (with a 2 seconds timeout): > TIMEOUT 2: > onlineres.html fallbackres.html > > Or maybe be done with the connection types : > BANDWIDTH EDGE: > onlineres.html fallbackres.html > ... > > Is it planned to have some similar mechanism ?
Isn't this something browsers should just implement themselves? It's not clear to me how an author is supposed to know what timeout to give. -- Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,. Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'