[whatwg] Why SQL? was: Comments on updated SQL API

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Sep 24 21:25:36 PDT 2007

On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> I have a question: why SQL was chosen as client side storage for Web 
> Applications?

Because it's what most app developers are already used to -- the M in the 
widely used traditional LAMP stack is SQL.

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