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):
> onlineres.html fallbackres.html
> Or maybe be done with the connection types :
> 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.

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