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Re: [WebStorage] Property enumeration and checking presence

From: Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:12:07 -0700
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <07448B7E-1CE7-4A6C-A39B-EC45613F44B2@oracle.com>
To: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
My question was not clear - I was inquiring about the term "property  
enumeration" and not "storage mutex". Similarly, I also wanted to know  
the meaning of "checking the presence of a property".

Thanks,
Nikunj
http://o-micron.blogspot.com



On Jun 30, 2009, at 9:06 AM, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:

> "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>, 2009-06-29 11:04 -0700:
>
>> There is a requirement to obtain the storage mutex prior to  
>> performing
>> Storage interface operations on the localStorage DOM attribute.
>>
>> Section 3.4 asks for obtaining the storage mutex during property
>> enumeration, although this term is not used anywhere else in the  
>> document.
>> Similarly, it is not clear what is meant by "when checking for the  
>> presence
>> of a property" that is any different from the getItem() method.
>
> The terms "storage mutex" and "obtain storage mutex" are defined
> in the HTML5 draft:
>
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/browsers.html#storage-mutex
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/browsers.html#obtain-the-storage-mutex
>
> -- 
> Michael(tm) Smith
> http://people.w3.org/mike/
Received on Tuesday, 30 June 2009 16:14:20 GMT

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