[whatwg] localStorage mutex - a solution?

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Tue Nov 24 17:27:55 PST 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Rob Ennals <rob.ennals at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > In spec language, I think it should be "MAY" release.
>> It seems to me that the only difference between what we have now (in
>> the spec), and your suggestion, would be that implementations could in
>> more cases claim to follow the spec. I.e. the only difference seems to
>> be one of PR for implementations. Nothing that would actually help web
>> authors.
> I think IE and Chrome would have to change their implementations.

Yes. Both under what's in the spec now, and under Robs proposal. What
I'm trying to understand is how Robs proposal helps over the current

/ Jonas

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