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Re: TAG Comment on

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:19:18 -0500
Message-ID: <4ED6ABE6.1060601@arcanedomain.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Thank you. Please let me know if there are any significant changes to the 
status of this.

Chair: W3C Technical Architecture Group

On 11/30/2011 12:57 PM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> Noah - FYI, I updated [Action-640] to include the TAG's comment [LC-2] (it
> originally was only for Ashok's personal comment [Ashok]) and updated LC-2
> to connect it to Action-640.
> -AB
> [Action-640] http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/track/actions/640
> [LC-2]
> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/WebStorage-Comments-LC-25Oct2011#LC-2
> [Ashok]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2011OctDec/0837.html
> On 11/18/11 10:44 AM, ext Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
>> > Noah - the TAG's comment has been added to the comment tracking document
>> > for this LC:
>> >
>> > http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/WebStorage-Comments-LC-25Oct2011#LC-2
>> Thank you.
>> Noah
>> On 11/18/2011 10:01 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>>> Noah - the TAG's comment has been added to the comment tracking document
>>> for this LC:
>>> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/WebStorage-Comments-LC-25Oct2011#LC-2
>>> If anyone wants to propose extensions or changes to Web Storage, please use
>>> [Bugzilla] and please feel free to contribute to the group's [Database]
>>> wiki e.g. to clarify the relationship between Web Storage and HTML5's
>>> AppCache.
>>> If you have any additional feedback, please reply by November 25, the day
>>> the CfC to publish a Candidate Recommendation of Web Storage ends [CfC].
>>> -Art Barstow
>>> [Bugzilla]
>>> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/describecomponents.cgi?product=WebAppsWG
>>> [Database] http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/Database
>>> [CfC]
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2011OctDec/0998.html
>>> On 11/15/11 5:05 PM, ext Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
>>>> This is a comment from the W3C Technical Architecture Group on the last
>>>> call working draft: "Web Storage" [1].
>>>> The HTML5 Application Cache (AppCache) [2] and Local Storage [1] both
>>>> provide client-side storage that can be used by Web Applications.
>>>> Although the interfaces are different (AppCache has an HTML interface
>>>> while Local Storage has a JavaScript API), and they do seem to have been
>>>> designed with different use cases in mind, they provide somewhat related
>>>> facilities: both cause persistent storage for an application to be
>>>> created, accessed and managed locally at the client. If, for example, the
>>>> keys in Local Storage were interpreted as URIs then Local Storage could
>>>> be used to store manifest files and Web Applications could be written to
>>>> look transparently for manifest files in either the AppCache or in Local
>>>> Storage. One might also envision common facilities for querying the size
>>>> of or releasing all of the local storage for a given application.
>>>> At the Offline Web Applications Workshop on Nov 5, 2011 [3] there was a
>>>> request for a JavaScript API for AppCache and talk about coordinating
>>>> AppCache and Local Storage.
>>>> The TAG believes it is important to consider more carefully the potential
>>>> advantages of providing a single facility to cover the use cases, of
>>>> perhaps modularizing the architecture so that some parts are shared, or
>>>> if separate facilities are indeed the best design, providing common data
>>>> access and manipulation APIs. If further careful analysis suggests that
>>>> no such integration is practical, then, at a minimum, each specification
>>>> should discuss how it is positioned with respect to the other.
>>>> Noah Mendelsohn
>>>> For the: W3C Technical Architecture Group
>>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-webstorage-20111025/
>>>> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/offline.html#appcache
>>>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2011/web-apps-ws/
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