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Re: [IndexedDB] Granting storage quotas

From: João Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 17:53:39 +0200
To: "Mark Seaborn" <mseaborn@chromium.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.va3yfpf02q99of@coruscant>
On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 12:09:14 +0200, Mark Seaborn <mseaborn@chromium.org>  
wrote:

> Is there any plan for involving the user in storage allocation decisions  
> for
> IndexedDB? [1]
>
> For comparison, the WebStorage API [2] doesn't have any special support  
> for
> the user to make allocation choices.  My understanding is that browsers  
> have
> a fixed storage limit per origin -- in Chromium, 5Mb per origin.  The
> problem with this model is that it is both too permissive and too
> restrictive.

Not really. The user agent can ask for quota from the user when the limit  
is being hit without the webpage even having to worry about it. Opera  
10.50 does that.
Received on Tuesday, 13 April 2010 15:54:19 GMT

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