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Re: ISSUE-5: Application Configuration API

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 13:12:53 +0200
To: Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>
Cc: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-Id: <1253704373.32490.2655.camel@altocumulustier>
Le mercredi 23 septembre 2009 à 12:58 +0200, Robin Berjon a écrit :
> On Sep 23, 2009, at 12:12 , Arve Bersvendsen wrote:
> > 1. Application preferences are already covered by the Widgets 1.0  
> > P&C and "Widgets 1.0: The widget Interface"
> > 2. Data persistence APIs are also covered by the (HTML5) WebStorage  
> > spec (and for more complex cases, WebDatabase)
> 
> In BONDI the AppConfigManager only has two methods: get() and set(),  
> and indeed they would appear to be handled just as well by  
> widget.preferences.

Note that our APIs are supposed to be applicable beyond widgets - e.g.
to offline HTML5 applications; I'm not sure that we need anything beyong
localStorage for those - although presumably a preferences-like
dedicated storage would have more semantics than the general
localStorage.

Dom
Received on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 11:13:33 UTC

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