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Re: [IndexedDB] Granting storage quotas

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:35:27 -0700
Message-ID: <p2y63df84f1004281635h4b488dd5rfff80c51251be4e4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>
Cc: Dumitru Daniliuc <dumi@chromium.org>, Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com>, Nikunj Mehta <nikunj@o-micron.com>, Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>, Mike Clement <mikec@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:17 PM, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>> We had some discussions about this at mozilla yesterday. I think the
>> summary is something like this:
>>
>> * We'd like to expire data in IndexDB after some time. This will
>> likely be based on heuristics, such as haven't visited the site for an
>> extended period of time, though possibly keep the data a bit longer if
>> it was put in the database during offline mode and thus likely
>> contains data from the user. So in other words, we'd like to prevent
>> data staying on the users system indefinitely for a site that the user
>> no longer uses.
>
> Just to clarify: you're looking to expire storage that's marked as
> persistent [or something like that] or that's marked as temporary, or
> you're not planning to distinguish strongly between types of storage?

We're definitely looking at expiring both. Though possibly with
different levels of aggressiveness.

See other emails in regards to having incentives for sites to use the
temporary storage.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 28 April 2010 23:36:19 GMT

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