Google Gears vs HTML5

One feature I hadn’t discovered about HTML5 is the ability to cache files like Gears and run in offline mode. It in fact has local store with SQL… Huge. A colleague recently explained that Google was dropping Gears in favor of these new features in HTML5. See:

http://digitizor.com/2009/02/22/google-prefers-html5-over-its-own-homegrown-google-gears/

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