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Re: [Widgets] APIs and Events preference change

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 07:20:25 -0400
Message-Id: <655F1366-D300-4B41-BDB7-127C2343AF6A@nokia.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
To: ext Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>

On Mar 5, 2009, at 9:14 AM, ext Arve Bersvendsen wrote:

> After the last F2F in Paris, I spoke to Ian Hickson about the  
> Storage APIs in HTML5, and my understanding is now that his intent  
> is to split this part of the spec into a separate document. This  
> makes it much easier for us to reference an external spec, given  
> that the scope of such a specification is much smaller.

One comment I received is:

At the moment, there is no way to separate the localStorage for pages  
that are stored in the same domain and file system is considered one  

The result is that widgets could see each other's preferences.

What are your thoughts on how to change the definition of localStorage?

-Regards, Art Barstow

> I have updated the spec, currently reflected in http://dev.w3.org/ 
> 2006/waf/widgets-api/Overview.src.html to be in line with the  
> current state of this future specification.
> Note that the Storage API as involved here obsoletes the need for  
> the set/getPreference methods, and they are now commented out to  
> reflect this.
> If the change is acceptable, it should close ACTION-233 and ACTION-313
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