Application Cache Gotchas

A great writeup from Jake Archibald about the downfalls and downfalls to Application Cache. Having just attempted to building a mobile site using application cache, I remember hitting almost all of these gotchas and realizing that Application Cache wasn't all it made itself to seem. I resorted to actually making a mobile app rather than deal with the manifest file and it's counter-intuitive caching. This article would have helped immensely and I can't tell you how entertaining it is to read anything by Jake.

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