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Re: Request to publish WebSimpleDatabase as FPWD

From: Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 09:05:02 -0700
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <0813A315-8FD6-4396-8E92-A24446390FBD@oracle.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
On Sep 18, 2009, at 4:20 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:

> On Sep 17, 2009, at 7:47 PM, ext Nikunj R. Mehta wrote:
>> This is a request to publish the WebSimpleDatabase draft as FPWD.  
>> Please let me know if you need anything from me.
>> The draft can be accessed from http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebSimpleDatabase/
> I will start a CfC for a FPWD of this spec.
> While that CfC is ongoing, I'd like us to consider an alternative  
> title, something that isn't quite so vague e.g. what does Simple  
> mean in this context?

Simple as opposed to SQL

> Nikunj, All - can we agree on a more descriptive title? Perhaps the  
> list of highlights below can provide some useful data to help.

I would have liked to use the name WebDatabase, if it were available.

> -Regards, Art Barstow
>> Highlights of this draft are:
>> Provides transactional access to a local, persistent data store
>> Provides in-order retrieval of keys
>> Enables efficient query over values
>> Support storage of duplicate values for keys
>> Fully specified as an API and does not require SQL
>> Simpler programming model with both synchronous and asynchronous  
>> versions

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