[ubuntu-uk] NetBook issues - #1

Kris Douglas krisdouglas at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 18:52:33 UTC 2011


Sent from my HTC Desire HD running Android
On 15 Jan 2011 17:59, "Jon Farmer" <jon at bctech.co.uk> wrote:
>
> 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:

If I have it right, chromium and Firefox will soon support caching HTML 5,
very similar to how gears works now.
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