[whatwg] Suggestion: API for accessing cookies (document.cookies)

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Thu Jan 3 12:44:51 PST 2008

Christian Schmidt wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote    :
>> I think that globalStorage and sessionStorage obviate the need for 
>> cookies.
> AFAICS globalStorage and sessionStorage are designed for client-side use 
> only.
> I think cookies will still be useful to some extent for data that is 
> accessed from both client-side and server-side.

Agreed. However I don't think we can use the .cookies name for this API 
as that already has a defined meaning.

/ Jonas

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