[whatwg] HTML Cookie API

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Tue Feb 23 21:21:02 PST 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 9:15 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 8:56 PM, Adam Barth <w3c at adambarth.com> wrote:
>> The document.cookie API is kind of terrible.  Web developers shouldn't
>> have to parse a cookie-string or prepare a properly formated
>> set-cookie-string.  Here's a proposal for an HTML cookie API that
>> isn't as terrible:
>> https://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AZpchfQ5mBrEZGQ0cDh3YzRfMTRmdHFma21kMg&hl=en
>> I'd like to propose we include this API in a future version of HTML.
>> As always, feedback welcome.
> I really think the API should be asynchronous, as to avoid the mess
> that .localStorage currently is.



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