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Re: [IndexedDB] Changing the default overwrite behavior of Put

From: Vivek Khurana <hiddenharmony@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2010 09:37:20 +0530
Message-ID: <j2y91bea30d1005072107ud5dc42a0u94306fac8fa6d7ef@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com>
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 1:02 AM, Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> Per the current spec [1], noOverwrite defaults to false for put operations
> on an object store.  Ben Turner and I have been discussing changing the
> default of put to not allow overwriting by default.  We feel this is better
> behavior because simply omitting the flag should not result in destroying
> data.  Putting my application developer hat on, I'd much rather have to be
> explicit about destroying existing data instead of having it happen on
> accident.  We could also change the parameter to just overwrite and have it
> default to false.
> What is everyone's thoughts on this?

 I will agree with you. I think PUT operation should not be allowed to
overwrite in any circumstances. If you want to overwrite the data
object, use POST.


The hidden harmony is better than the obvious!!
Received on Monday, 10 May 2010 13:48:14 UTC

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