[whatwg] Web Storage: apparent contradiction in spec
pkasting at google.com
Wed Aug 26 17:58:44 PDT 2009
On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 5:42 PM, Michael Nordman <michaeln at google.com>wrote:
> In addition to the key/value pair storage apis, i think we'd need to make
> this distinction for databases and appcaches too. This distinction may be
> better handled in a way not tied to a particular flavor on storage. Or a
> similar distinction could be expressible within the database and appcache
> window.openPermanentDatabase() / openPurgeableDatabase()
> manifest file syntax games: PURGEABLE or PERMANENT keyword in there
I think having authors choose between permanent and purgeable storage types
adds complexity to the implementation and usage that is not desirable from
either an authoring or a UX perspective.
I continue to support Brady et al.'s vision of Local Storage.
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