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Re: Renaming WebDatabase and WebSimpleDB

From: Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 17:11:05 -0800
Message-ID: <fa2eab050911301711l283a29e2ie9f2d9f03194a1ae@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Cc: Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Web-Indexed-Storage

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 4:52 PM, Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>wrote:

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> On Nov 30, 2009, at 3:14 PM, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
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>  Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, 2009-11-30 14:46 -0800:
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>>  I agree with Mike, but I'd also note that "Web Key-Value Database" could
>>> easily be confused with WebStorage given that it also uses a Key-Value
>>> model.
>>>
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>> True but we know the distinction is that Web Storage does not use
>> a database.
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> Do we make naming decisions considering just us WG members as its audience
> or that of the general public? I think the general public is well within its
> rights to treat Web Storage as a persistence technology that seems to be
> like "Key-Value" database.
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> I want to emphasize here that I think "key-value" in the title misses the
> subtlety - it is the use of index sequential access that is at the heart of
> WebSimpleDB, and not key-value storage.
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> Nikunj
> http://o-micron.blogspot.com
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