[whatwg] Proposal for secure key-value data stores

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Tue Mar 30 13:13:03 PDT 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow at chromium.org> wrote:
> Lastly, we really should not be creating new APIs that are synchronous that
> involve multiple top level windows (like LocalStorage and this API you're
> proposing).  It makes it very difficult to achieve isolation and parallelism
> between multiple sites.

For what it's worth, this API uses an asynchronous getter to get hold
of the storage object. So the problem that you are describing, and
which does exist with localStorage, does not exist with this new API.

/ Jonas

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