[whatwg] Installed Apps

Mike Wilson mikewse at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 3 03:05:18 PDT 2009

Drew Wilson wrote:
> SharedWorkers are overloaded to provide a way for 
> pages under the same domain to share state, but 
> this seems like an orthogonal goal to "parallel 
> execution" and I suspect that we may have ended 
> up with a cleaner solution had we decided to 
> address the "shared state" issue via a separate 
> mechanism.
> [...] 
> 3) Sharing between pages requires going through 
> the database or shared worker - you can't just 
> party on a big shared datastructure.

Assuming this shared state doesn't require a full
JavaScript global context, and could do with some
root object or collection, would it be possible to 
extend Web Storage to support this task?

Best regards
Mike Wilson

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