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Re: RfC: moving Web Storage to WG Note; deadline June 29

From: Andres Riofrio <riofrios@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 22:11:26 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTin1XrZeE5po9FGP-U9tRFLmYB3Kow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 6/20/11 8:20 AM, Marcos Caceres wrote:
>
>> Browser extensions are in every browser, so in a sense are part of the
>> web platform.
>>
>
> I strongly object to both this claim and the idea that browser extension
> concerns should affect web-exposed APIs in general....
>
> The APIs exposed to browser extensions are similar to the web platform but
> quite different from it in all sorts of ways.
>
> -Boris
>

Futhermore, they are by far not the same (or even similar) between browsers,
while Web Storage is at least similar.

Andres Riofrio
<riofrios@gmail.com>
Received on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 05:12:07 GMT

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