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Re: [webstorage] Moving Web Storage back to Last Call WD

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 10:13:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1102141009370.28618@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 12 Feb 2011, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> 
> What high priority work must be done such that this spec is ready to be
> re-published as a new Last Call Working draft?

Tab, do you know of anything that is blocking redoing an LC?

(Personally I'm fine with it going to REC yesterday, so...)


> Bugzilla shows no open bugs for this spec [Bugs] and the latest ED includes
> the following:
> 
> [[
> The use of the storage mutex to avoid race conditions is currently considered
> by certain implementors to be too high a performance burden, to the point
> where allowing data corruption is considered preferable. Alternatives that do
> not require a user-agent-wide per-origin script lock are eagerly sought after.
> If reviewers have any suggestions, they are urged to send them to the
> addresses given in the previous section. [...]
> ]]
> 
> In particular, what are the proposals, plans and timeline to address the 
> above issues?

There is no proposal to address the issue. The plan is to wait for someone 
to have an idea. The timeline is thus open-ended.

HTH,
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