[whatwg] SQL storage and onunload

Brady Eidson 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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