[whatwg] HTML Cookie API
jonas at sicking.cc
Fri Feb 26 14:44:43 PST 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Darin Fisher <darin at chromium.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Diogo Resende <dresende at thinkdigital.pt>
>> > No. pushCookies would be a way of pushing cookies to the
>> > current js and
>> > then you could call getCookie several times without defining a
>> > callback.
>> > It would be almost like:
>> > document.observe("cookieload", myAppLoad)
>> > Right. My point was that you could implement pushCookies on top of
>> > Adam's API.
>> > -Darin
>> Agree. Just like you could implement Adam's API on top of current
>> browsers cookies spec :P
> No, I don't think that is possible. Adam's spec reveals a lot of extra
> information that "document.cookie" does not return. For example, it exposes
> domain and expiry information.
> But, I think your point was that it would be possible to simulate an
> asynchronous API on top of a synchronous one. I agree that is possible, but
> it would not perform very well.
Another problem is that some current browsers do not implement
document.cookie in a non-racy way. So while you could implement Adams
API, you couldn't guarantee that it wouldn't be racy. However
implementations should be able to implement Adams asynch API with no
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