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

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 08:02:04 +0200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=6dwR86454WqzWMrc1azCjReEt-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andres Riofrio <riofrios@gmail.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 7:11 AM, Andres Riofrio <riofrios@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Exactly. Web Storage as used in at least Chrome and Opera extensions
is *the same*.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 06:02:51 UTC

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