[whatwg] html5 state handling: overview and extensions
michaeln at google.com
Wed Jun 17 20:18:02 PDT 2009
This breakdown is a useful way to think about application state in the
browser. Another axis that could be incorporated into the model is lifetime.
There is some overlap between Server-Controlled and Script-Controlled realms
in cookies, applications definitely have a dependency on that overlap being
there. There are two constructs not represented in your writeup, Database
> Possible solutions would be to add a new "documentStorage" to
> WebStorage, or to offer a History.setDocumentState method.
I see other possibilities with WebStorage too.
"documentStorage" has persistent lifetime + document scope
transient lifetime + document scope (transient does not survive a browser
transient lifetime + user agent scope "temporaryStorage"
transient lifetime + history entry scope "privateStorage"
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