[whatwg] Web Storage: apparent contradiction in spec

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Mon Aug 31 11:18:31 PDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow at chromium.org> wrote:

> Yes, this is pretty disconcerting since there's been OVERWHELMING support
> for LocalStorage being treated as user-critical on this thread.

The spec says basically what you want except that it uses "should".  It
seems like UAs and authors would both be satisfied with this; I don't expect
any UA vendor to wantonly discard local storage data.

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