[whatwg] Proposal for Web Storage expiration

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Mon Aug 2 17:51:05 PDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Nicholas Zakas <nzakas at yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> Yes, for IndexDB I think having a per-storage area expiration date completely makes sense. Do you expect that IndexedDB will become a successor to sessionStorage/localStorage? My belief is that the simple key-value store paradigm would still end up being the default client-side data storage utility, and would therefore benefit from having a per-key expiration time to mimic cookie usage.

I suspect it will be much easier to add to IndexedDB than to
localStorage/sessionStorage. I don't expect the latter to go away,
though generally it seems like people are disliking localStorage
enough that it's hard to get any changes made to it.

/ Jonas

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