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Re: Length of LC comment period

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 14:09:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0912081407100.16061@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 8 Dec 2009, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> > > 
> > > Cheer up, I can think of _much_ worst things that have popped out of 
> > > the W3C onto the Web than Web Storage:)
> > 
> > Yeah but they typically have minimal impact on the deployed Web, 
> > unlike the storage mutex problem.
> So hang on... Why are going to LC if this is such a massive issue?

Well from the point of view of the spec, the issue is resolved. It "just" 
has unfortunate performance implications for multi-process UAs.

> Is this issue clearly marked in the spec with a link to at least an 
> email thread where the problem is described?

Not currently; I can add some text if you think that would be useful. I 
had assumed everyone was pretty much fully aware of the issue.

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