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Re: Seeking pre-LCWD comments for: Server-sent Events, Web {Database, Sockets, Storage Workers}; deadline 19 November

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2009 11:10:04 -0800
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <04496B1C-37D6-423B-AE5B-8FCAE42C46F6@apple.com>
To: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>

On Nov 5, 2009, at 10:51 AM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Nov 2009, Nikunj R. Mehta wrote:
> > On Nov 4, 2009, at 8:42 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > >
> > > I know we had this conversation before, and I'm not even sure  
> which
> > > side of the issue I was on at the time, but given the amount of
> > > confusion at the TPAC meeting yesterday, I think we should  
> consider
> > > renaming the "Web Database" spec.
> >
> > I am glad you recognize this issue now (noting that I raised this  
> point
> > in July [1] when. At that time we proposed that this spec be called
> > SQLDatabase or WebSQLDatabase.
>
> At the time, I was assuming we would have just the one database  
> spec, so
> Web Database made sense as a I name. Given the new direction of the
> working group, I agree that renaming Web Database to Web SQL  
> Database or
> something would be sensible. We should probably also rename Web Simple
> Database to something more descriptive, so that people can distinguish
> them more easily.
>
> I strongly agree.

I agree with renaming both. Would "Web B-Tree Database" be an accurate  
description of SimpleDB? Does anyone else have a more accurate term?

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 5 November 2009 19:10:55 GMT

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