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[whatwg] Web Storage: apparent contradiction in spec

From: Peter Kasting <pkasting@google.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 15:59:14 -0700
Message-ID: <d62cf1d10909031559i55def462l2b901a6114983284@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 3:55 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Again, this is precisely what we as UA authors can do now, with the
> current
> > spec.  I'm not sure what you're arguing.  Our job is to make sure users
> > whose philosophy is like Ian's are as well-served as users whose
> philosophy
> > is like yours, and our hands are not tied.
>
> You may have missed the part where Ian said that, to protect their
> user's privacy, browsers *must* clear cookies and LocalStorage at the
> same time.


Wrong.  This is precisely what I argued that the spec didn't say, and (in
agreement) Ian changed the spec so people wouldn't misinterpret it by
thinking it said this.  This is the precise reason why I don't understand
what you're arguing about.

PK
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