[whatwg] SQL storage and onunload
beidson at apple.com
Fri Feb 8 16:01:18 PST 2008
On Feb 8, 2008, at 9:44 AM, Alexey Proskuryakov wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2008, at 8:24 PM, Brady Eidson wrote:
>> Though it would be very nice to have defined semantics wrt the
>> unload handler, I always thought this work could be done with the
>> beforeonunload handler, instead.
> I am not sure if this helps much - you can create a transaction
> from onbeforeunload, but you are likely to run the actual statement
> after the frame closes.
Not if your beforeonunload handler prevents the frame from closing,
and you continue to prevent it from closing until your data is saved!
>> As far as the unload handler question, what are the semantics for
>> XHR? Seems the application of "saving some application state via I/
>> O" is the same concept here, so the same rules should apply.
> That's a good question :)
That I've never seen a good answer to! =D
> - WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov
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