[Ubuntu-BD] Gear

DarkLord (:= darklord2007 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 19:34:39 GMT 2008

so if i wanna browse my gmail then wht to do if it possible i installed 
firefox ext i see a gear option in menu but dont know how to gearing any 
ajax site

Tarin Mahmood wrote:
> Yep, he is talking about that.
> I'll try to give a short explanation:
> gear is a plugin for firefox (at this moment) that lets you use a web
> application in offline mode.  Works only with AJAX based web apps. Normal
> websites will not work. As far as I know Currently Zoho writer, Google
> reader, Remember the milk are some applications that supports Gears.
> the basic idea is the plugin caches data (in case of google reader, feeds)
> to your hard drive and let you browse the data in offline mode like you
> normally would in online mode.
> No its not resource hungry.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_gears
> Mahmood

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