Monday, May 31, 2010

Re: Persisting web pages locally


Gears supports this but Gears will discontinue further development.
The reason is that HTML5 will support some way of persisting data on
the client.

However, this means that you have to use a Html5 capable browser. And
IE is not.

Stefan Bachert

On 31 Mai, 10:46, bcw <> wrote:
> The usual model is a source serving pages, and the source persists the
> data in various ways.
> I am writing a note-taking (and other uses) application using GWT.
> Properly, a lot of the smarts will reside on the server, but I must
> make choices about persisting the information the user enters.  The
> primary entry is by handwriting.
> It would be useful if the user could save in a format that displays
> the writing even when opened on a machine that does not have the smart
> server, keeping the notes visible, and embedded in an HTML document.
> I am already experimenting with rendering the writing with PNG
> images.  I'm expecting to save the handwriting data as InkML, and
> there may be other related information (such as the interpreted text).
> Are there any approaches using GWT to allow me to save PNG images
> along with a local copy of a page, so it's readable without the server
> to interpret it?  I would need to fetch the images from the server and
> them write it all locally.  I could have the server do this while
> connected, or the browser (if that's practical), but I would like a
> one-file format that could be opened in the browser on another machine
> and show the writing/PNG.
> Later I'm thinking of other content as well, so general pointers would
> be helpful.
> Thanks for any ideas,
> bcw

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