Proposing Removal of the Offline Browser Startpage

Evan Martin evan at
Fri Aug 20 19:25:08 BST 2010

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 12:20 AM, Matthew East <mdke at> wrote:
> I don't know the answer to this - perhaps one of the ubufox developers
> can comment on how ubufox deals with this. I suppose that other
> browsers like epiphany or chromium don't have a similar fallback
> mechanism and just keep trying to connect to the internet.

Chromium has no offline mode, and there are no immediate future plans
to implement it.
(We also frequently just crash when offline on Linux but hopefully
that bug was fixed recently.)

Our default start page (the new tab page) is served purely from local
data but all of the links on it go to the internet.

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