[whatwg] localStorage feedback
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 27 13:10:51 PDT 2009
On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, timeless wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 4:07 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > I've edited the latter text to indicate that the expiration should
> > only be done at user option.
> On a device with limited storage, is the user option of having a device
> that still boots and operates a sufficient "option"?
> I'm looking at a device which tends to run out of space regularly but
> which wants to support web standards.
I don't know that that's possible.
> If I visit 50 sites and collect junk for all of them, and i have a
> screen which can barely show 5 site names + 1 line descriptions for
> sites, then i'm not quite sure my user option of being able to
> conveniently manage those sites will really exist.
On such a device you probably shouldn't be letting all sites store data
without the user opting into it.
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