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Re: Transaction callback for localStorage mutex?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 02:25:02 +0000 (UTC)
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0912020224360.32245@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 1 Dec 2009, Adam Barth wrote:
>
> I haven't been following the localStorage mutex discussion in detail, 
> but have we already rejected the idea of having content specifically ask 
> for the mutex via a transaction callback, similar to how web databases 
> work?

One of the limitations is we can't change the API (since it already 
shipped in IE). If we could change the API, it'd be trivial to fix.

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