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[whatwg] Web Storage: apparent contradiction in spec

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 12:29:54 -0400
Message-ID: <7c2a12e20909010929i7d39f7a6t6031f1814a10bd32@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 3:11 AM, Adrian Sutton<adrian.sutton at ephox.com> wrote:
> Besides which, there are already very popular UAs that have no support for
> Flash and thus no Flash LocalStorage. ?It would be nice to not create the
> same privacy hole on those platforms.

What's the privacy hole, if users are given an option to clear
localStorage in the standard "clear private data" dialog?  It should
just be a separate option from cookies, since users might legitimately
want to clear cookies (typically login info) but not localStorage.
Received on Tuesday, 1 September 2009 09:29:54 UTC

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