[whatwg] NoDatabase databases

Brendan Long self at brendanlong.com
Fri Aug 16 14:16:43 PDT 2013

On 05/01/2013 10:57 PM, Brett Zamir wrote:
> I wanted to propose (if work has not already been done in this area)
> creating an HTTP extension to allow querying for retrieval and
> updating of portions of HTML (or XML) documents where the server is so
> capable and enabled, obviating the need for a separate database (or
> more accurately, bringing the database to the web server layer).
Can't you use JavaScript to do this already? Just put each part of the
page in a separate HTML or XML files, then have JavaScript request the
parts it needs and put insert them into the DOM as needed.

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