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Re: Replacing WebSQL with a Relational Data Model.

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 01:24:40 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimOqvQP23t9tGUEqyAHowHULN5JPo8MO1+8ibez@mail.gmail.com>
To: Keean Schupke <keean@fry-it.com>
Cc: nathan@webr3.org, public-webapps@w3.org, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 1:04 AM, Keean Schupke <keean@fry-it.com> wrote:
>> So, my point was that although IndexedDB is neither optimal for your
>> preferred data model or mine, it does cater for us both, and everybody else,
>> allowing us to get on and do our jobs, implement APIs, and build HTML5
>> client side web applications.
> This is where we differ, as I think it may allow it, it will not make it
> practical (from the programmers point of view) nor usable (from the end user
> tying to use the app).
> Remember we have to perform reasonably against native iPhone / Android apps
> or people will not use HTML5 apps.

I'd encourage you to do some testing, run some performance numbers,
and report back for cases where things are too slow.

That good performance is a required in order to consider a use case
met is hopefully obvious to everyone here. The whole point of
IndexedDB is good performance, other than performace it doesn't
provide anything that localStorage doesn't.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 27 October 2010 08:25:36 UTC

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