[whatwg] Web Storage: apparent contradiction in spec

Aryeh Gregor Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 09:29:54 PDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 3:11 AM, Adrian Sutton<adrian.sutton at ephox.com> wrote:
> Besides which, there are already very popular UAs that have no support for
> Flash and thus no Flash LocalStorage.  It would be nice to not create the
> same privacy hole on those platforms.

What's the privacy hole, if users are given an option to clear
localStorage in the standard "clear private data" dialog?  It should
just be a separate option from cookies, since users might legitimately
want to clear cookies (typically login info) but not localStorage.

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