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Re: [WebSQL] Any future plans, or has IndexedDB replaced WebSQL?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2011 04:32:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
cc: ext Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1104020431450.25791@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 1 Apr 2011, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> On Apr/1/2011 3:39 PM, ext Glenn Maynard wrote:
> > If SQLite was to be used as a web standard, I'd hope that it wouldn't show
> > up in a spec as simply "do what SQLite does", but as a complete spec of
> > SQLite's behavior.
> 
> FYI, the Web SQL Database NOTE says:
> 
> [[
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/NOTE-webdatabase-20101118/#web-sql
> 
> 5. Web SQL
> 
> User agents must implement the SQL dialect supported by Sqlite 3.6.19.
> ]]
> 
> and I don't recall anyone ever committing to creating the later.

Actually I did, multiple times. But nobody was interested in 
reimplementing that dialect independently, so all the points Jonas raised 
still apply.

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