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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 12:07:13 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1LFSW9-0004DI-M1@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv16182

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Note that the sync model for Storage doesn't imply disk-level consistency. (credit: zx) (whatwg r2570)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.1740
retrieving revision 1.1741
diff -u -d -r1.1740 -r1.1741
--- Overview.html	24 Dec 2008 12:01:37 -0000	1.1740
+++ Overview.html	24 Dec 2008 12:07:10 -0000	1.1741
@@ -31424,13 +31424,15 @@
   area must either be successful, or the data storage area must not be
   changed at all.<p>The <dfn id=dom-storage-clear title=dom-Storage-clear><code>clear()</code></dfn>
   method must atomically cause the list associated with the object to
-  be emptied of all key/value pairs.<p>When the <code title=dom-Storage-setItem><a href=#dom-storage-setitem>setItem()</a></code>,
-  <code title=dom-Storage-removeItem><a href=#dom-storage-removeitem>removeItem()</a></code>, and <code title=dom-Storage-clear><a href=#dom-storage-clear>clear()</a></code> methods are invoked, events
+  be emptied of all key/value pairs.<p class=note>When the <code title=dom-Storage-setItem><a href=#dom-storage-setitem>setItem()</a></code>, <code title=dom-Storage-removeItem><a href=#dom-storage-removeitem>removeItem()</a></code>, and <code title=dom-Storage-clear><a href=#dom-storage-clear>clear()</a></code> methods are invoked, events
   are fired on other <code><a href=#htmldocument>HTMLDocument</a></code> objects that can access
   the newly stored or removed data, as defined in the sections on the
   <code title=dom-sessionStorage><a href=#dom-sessionstorage>sessionStorage</a></code> and <code title=dom-localStorage><a href=#dom-localstorage>localStorage</a></code> attributes.</p><!--
   not normative, see the sections below for the normative statement
-  --><h5 id=the-sessionstorage-attribute><span class=secno>5.10.1.3 </span>The <code title=dom-sessionStorage><a href=#dom-sessionstorage>sessionStorage</a></code> attribute</h5><p>The <dfn id=dom-sessionstorage title=dom-sessionStorage><code>sessionStorage</code></dfn>
+  --><p class=note>This specification does not require that the above
+  methods wait until the data has been physically written to
+  disk. Only consistency in what different scripts accessing the same
+  underlying list of key/value pairs see is required.<h5 id=the-sessionstorage-attribute><span class=secno>5.10.1.3 </span>The <code title=dom-sessionStorage><a href=#dom-sessionstorage>sessionStorage</a></code> attribute</h5><p>The <dfn id=dom-sessionstorage title=dom-sessionStorage><code>sessionStorage</code></dfn>
   attribute represents the set of storage areas specific to the
   current <a href=#top-level-browsing-context>top-level browsing context</a>.<p>Each <a href=#top-level-browsing-context>top-level browsing context</a> has a unique set of
   session storage areas, one for each <a href=#origin-0>origin</a>.<p>User agents should not expire data from a browsing context's
@@ -45100,8 +45102,8 @@
   Terrence Wood, Thomas Broyer, Thomas O'Connor, Tim Altman, Tim
   Johansson, Tommy Thorsen, Travis Leithead, Tyler Close, Vladimir
   Vuki&#263;evi&#263;, Wakaba, Wayne Pollock, Wellington Fernando
-  de Macedo, William Swanson, Wolfram Kriesing, Yi-An Huang, and
-  &Oslash;istein E. Andersen, for their useful and substantial
+  de Macedo, William Swanson, Wolfram Kriesing, Yi-An Huang, Zhenbin
+  Xu, and &Oslash;istein E. Andersen, for their useful and substantial
   comments.<p>Thanks also to everyone who has ever posted about HTML5 to their
   blogs, public mailing lists, or forums, including the <a href=http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/>W3C
   public-html list</a> and the <a href=http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list>various WHATWG lists</a>.
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