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Re: Renaming WebDatabase and WebSimpleDB

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 20:34:14 -0500
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
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To: ext Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>
how about "Indexed Sequential Web Database", losing the acronym, even  
if familiar to those who work with databases? (not web-indexed,  
however...)

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Nov 30, 2009, at 8:11 PM, ext Michael Nordman wrote:

> 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:
>
> 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.
>
> True but we know the distinction is that Web Storage does not use
> a database.
>
>
> 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.
>
> 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.
>
>
> Nikunj
> http://o-micron.blogspot.com
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