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Re: [IndexedDB] Computed indexes

From: Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 18:31:44 -0700
Message-ID: <4C294D00.9010105@mozilla.com>
To: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
  On 6/28/2010 4:59 PM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:
> Gotcha.  Yeah, this technique can be used to replace any use case for
> explicitly managed indexes.  And, for that reason, I think we should just
> get rid of them now.
Agreed.

> As for whether we should have a feature to compute index keys via
> a function: I think we should put it on it on the back burner for now, but
> use your proposal as the starting when we re-examine it.  I'd like to do
> this after there's a working implementation in the wild that developers can
> play with so we can address the biggest pain points--rather than just going
> on our intuition.  If this does get punted past v1, I'd definitely like to
> see it addressed in v2 though.
Once Firefox ships a beta for 4.0 (likely late this week or early next) 
we'll have something in the wild.  Nightlies currently have it (although 
we haven't been pushing it much).

Cheers,

Shawn



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