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Re: [IndexedDB] The sync API

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 18:13:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei_hfocQ6w_x84_g+2LuH26Ak8oVoycpo_AYc=9s+yCNFw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Odin Hørthe Omdal <odinho@opera.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Odin Hørthe Omdal <odinho@opera.com> wrote:
> At the top of the spec, there is the following issue:
>
> #
> #    ISSUE: TODO: Add examples using the sync and the async APIs.
> #
>
> Obviously we should do something there and remove the issue. But I wanted
> to talk about something else.
>
> The sync API... What will we do there, hide it? It's very unhelpful when
> searching around the spec as reference. I've actually hidden it in my
> local spec version because I sometimes get confused when searching and
> landing on a «sync» part of the API (well, when someone *does* implement
> the sync parts, they'll have to be there, but for now keeping them out
> makes for a smaller spec to read :P)
>
> That sync part of the spec is very out of date and gets no love.
>
> What do we do with it? Only leaving the note there leaves a lot of broken
> windows in the spec.

What part of the sync spec is out-of-date?

Given how close we are to being "done" with the spec, and that as far
as I can tell the sync section is functional, I'd rather keep the sync
section working for the last few remaining edits we are doing so that
we can bring it back even if it doesn't make the final Rec status in
v1.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 01:14:20 GMT

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