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Re: TAG Comment on [Web Storage]

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:47:29 -0400
Message-ID: <51504761.9000808@nokia.com>
To: ext Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Hi Noah - FYI, WebApps agreed to publish a Proposed Recommendation of 
Web Storage 
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2013JanMar/0595.html>. 
As such, I have closed WebApps' Action-640.

-AB

On 11/30/11 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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