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Re: Wondering: is this a spec of importance for reading systems? (Indexed Database API is a W3C Recommendation)

From: Livio Mondini <l.mondini@webprofession.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:13:49 +0100
Message-ID: <CAA2uxmsC_+24hLWkvRPGxeV8i-W7MWQaOs5U+ZsNd4Oz6uy_Cw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Liza Daly <liza@safaribooksonline.com>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
reading systems or user agents?

On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 4:55 PM, Liza Daly <liza@safaribooksonline.com>
wrote:

> The example in the first section is of a book application! :)
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> It's definitely relevant, in the sense that anyone implementing a
> sophisticated webapp (especially with a goal of being a substitute for a
> native app) will need persistent, offline storage of data using a more
> sophisticated interface than simple caching. On the other hand, it's not
> particularly publishing-specific in the way that styling, layout, or
> presentational specifications can be. That said, the lack of a
> well-implemented, cross-platform web database API has definitely stifled
> innovation in the open web, so I'm glad to see this work moving forward
> after some damaging false starts [1].
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> Liza
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> [1]
> https://hacks.mozilla.org/2010/06/beyond-html5-database-apis-and-the-road-to-indexeddb/
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> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 1:53 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:
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>> Hi guys?
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>> I was wondering whether this new recommendation is of interest for this
>> group (essentially for reading systems) and I am not sure. But, well, it
>> may just be a few wasted bits. So, for your information:
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>>         Indexed Database API is a W3C Recommendation
>>         http://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/4298
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>> Cheers
>>
>> Ivan
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>> Ivan Herman, W3C
>> Digital Publishing Activity Lead
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