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Re: Quota Management API error codes

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 19:09:29 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78hD3jKapOrSv_HjGTufD+HgFcLME9UCTtGPPgZpDsL9Bg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maxime RETY <maxime.rety@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Maxime RETY <maxime.rety@gmail.com> wrote:
> Today, we may have to guess why a request is blocked...
>
> Was it because the user didn't allow indexedDB ?
> Was it because the user is in "private browsing mode" ?
> Was it because the user reached a maximum quota ?
>
> If in every situation a "QuotaExceededError" is raised, then a web
> application can't advise the user appropriately.

Exposing all that user state is not necessarily a good idea. It all
adds to fingerprinting.


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