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Re: Wiki for WebApps' Database, Storage, AppCache and related specs

From: Nikunj R. Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 09:32:56 -0800
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Message-Id: <40E2087A-21F6-4FDB-AEDE-7BB8279CA200@oracle.com>
To: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>

On Dec 3, 2009, at 9:19 AM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:

> Thanks Art and Nikunj!
> Overall, I think it looks great.  There are a few things I'd suggest  
> we change for WebStorage:
> StorageEvents should be mentioned.  They're actually one of the  
> greatest strengths of the WebStorage API.

You are right. I planned to include this in the comparison but the  
Ctrl + E key handler in the Wiki disturbed me enough times that I  
missed it. Now it has been added. Please take a look and change as you  
see fit.

> Right now, there's a no for atomicity, concurrency-error-free  
> operation, etc.  I think this at least deserves a * that explains  
> this is only a problem with browsers that have multiple event loops  
> and there is a solution that's spec'ed but not implemented.

Fine by me.

> Also the text introducing the DataCache APIs introduction is right  
> above the text of the AppCache's introduction.

Is there a change you are proposing?

> Is there any chance this page could be linked from the various specs?
> Thanks,
> J
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Arthur Barstow  
> <art.barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
> A few weeks ago, WebApps' was asked "to rationalize and explain how  
> the [various Database-related] APIs fit together".
> Thanks to some good work by Nikunj, we now have a wiki for this  
> purpose:
> [[
> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/Database
> The purpose of this document is to provide a short summary regarding  
> the relationships between WebApps' database-related specifications.  
> By relationships in this context, we mean for example, are some  
> specifications complimentary, are some specifications competing, do  
> any of the specs specify overlapping functionality, etc. The  
> summaries are high-level yet they do articulate the key  
> relationships between these specs.
> Status of this Document: this document is a Work In Progress and the  
> contents do NOT necessarily reflect the consensus of the WebApps  
> Working Group.
> ...
> ]]
> As with all of our wiki documents, all WG members are encouraged to  
> update and maintain this document.
> -Art Barstow

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