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Re: Length of LC comment period

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2009 07:03:12 -0800
Cc: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <C57BE33C-8124-4AF6-A77E-254C3FECA09C@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Dec 8, 2009, at 6:09 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> 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.

It seems pretty clear that multi-process UAs are refusing to implement  
the requirement. It also seems likely that more UAs will go  
multiprocess over time. Thus, it may not be possible to exit CR with  
this requirement.

  - Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 8 December 2009 15:03:47 GMT

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