[whatwg] RFC: Alternatives to storage mutex for cookies and localStorage

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Tue Sep 8 16:10:18 PDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 4:00 PM, Maciej Stachowiak<mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> On Sep 8, 2009, at 1:35 AM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> I think Firefox would be willing to break compat. The question is if
>> microsoft is. Which we need to ask them.
> We would be very hesitant to break LocalStorage API compatibility for
> Safari, at least without some demonstration that the level of  real-world
> breakage is low (including for mobile-specific/iPhone-specific sites).

Even if that means that you'll for all future will need to use a
per-domain mutex protecting localStorage? And even possibly a global
mutex as currently specified?

/ Jonas

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