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Re: Indexed Database API

From: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 10:33:56 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTimNJutZApd_A5qVUT8ki+YxCdOLuW8RZUw32xg4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ben Dilts <ben@lucidchart.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 11:02 PM, Ben Dilts <ben@lucidchart.com> wrote:

> Why is there no mechanism for paging results, a la SQL's "limit"?  If I
> want entries in positions 140-159 from an index, I have to call continue()
> on a cursor 139 times, which in turn unserializes 139 objects from my store
> that I don't care about, which in FF4 is making a lookup in IndexedDB
> sometimes take many seconds for even a few records.  It makes no sense--am I
> just missing something in the spec?

Just use cursor.continue() with a key parameter to skip the cursor ahead to
where you care about.

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