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Re: [webstorage] Plan to move the spec to Last Call Working Draft

From: Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 20:20:05 +0100
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <93EB5564-A339-43E6-A823-1F142A6116A9@gmail.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
On 30 Jun 2011, at 14:55, Arthur Barstow wrote:

> Given the lack of support for stopping work on Web Storage [1], I'd let to get consensus on the plan to move it to Last Call Working Draft.
> 
> Currently there are two open bugs:
> 
> 1. Bug 12111: "spec for Storage object getItem(key) method does not match implementation behavior". PLH created a version of the spec that addresses this bug [12111-fix].

> 
> 2. Bug 13020: "No user agent will implement the storage mutex so this passage does not reflect reality".
> 
> There are different opinions on the priority of Web Storage ...
> 
> * Web Storage is a low priority and the Editor will get to it when he gets to it
> 
> * Web Storage is a high priority because the lack of a LCWD will block at least the Widget Interface spec from progressing on the Rec track
> 
> There are various options on what to do next, including:
> 
> 1. Fix 12111 and 13020 and move Web Storage to LCWD

+1

> 
> 2. Leave Web Storage as is and eventually implementations will match the spec
> 
> 3. Do #1 in one version of the spec and keep #2 as a separate version of the spec (e.g. L1 and L2).
> 
> Comments on these options are welcome.
> 
> If you prefer #1, please indicate if you are willing to create a fix/patch for bug 13020.

Yes.

> 
> -AB
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2011AprJun/1110.html
> [12111] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12111
> [12111-fix] http://www.w3.org/2011/06/Web%20Storage.html
> [13020] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13020
> 
> 
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