I’m not sure when, but I think it will get there at one point. We’ll see next week in the Joel, Mac or PC is fine, the only requirement is latest version of Google Chrome, a code editor (such as the free Visual Studio Code) and (optional, but recommended). The best of both worlds, and certainly a better approach for the end user, would be to give publishers of AMP pages the option to opt out of the cache.
From this viewpoint, 2016 was more of a year of iterative progression, than of pure innovation.
We saw how the average web page size grew in 2016 to that of the DOOM download.
And we saw how you could get an immediate 15% web performance boost with one simple trick.
Google’s AMP technology, announced in 2015 began to make a limited appearance in search results early in 2016.
AMP pages were at first confined to a dedicated AMP carousel in Google’s search results pages.
On a more practical note, in November we described a method for exposing AMP pages to all mobile visitors using some server-side device detection.