[ubuntu-uk] NetBook issues - #1

Jon Farmer jon at bctech.co.uk
Sat Jan 15 17:59:09 UTC 2011

On 15 January 2011 15:00, Jim Price <d1version at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Not right now, but they aren't being specific about what's going to fall
> through the cracks when they declare they're moving everything to html5
> only, or when that will be. For a period thereafter things may continue to
> work, but what I'm saying is that when it next breaks, it's probably broken
> permanently, and Google aren't going to fix it if it would be more
> convenient for them to force the jump to their already announced migration
> to html5. What should happen with offline Gmail support is the most you
> should have to do is remove the Gears stuff and use a browser which they
> support (if you're not already). Whether doing that preserves your locally
> held Gmail history through the move to html5 or not remains to be seen. I
> think Google Docs access to offline documents via gears has already been a
> casualty, but as I don't use it, I could be wrong. A quick google suggests
> it ended in May:

Again I don't think this is much on an issue. Anything done offline
syncs to the cloud once you get network.



Jon Farmer
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