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Re: key/value-based storage comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 04:50:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0802090432440.20115@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> There are several parts of the document not updated with the new same-origin
> model. "Blocking third-party storage" is enforced by the API for instance.

I've updated the bullet point to clarify what is meant. It does still 
apply to the current model.

> This also applies to several implementation risks.

Could you elaborate?

> I think it may be better to let setItem() return a success boolean 
> rather than having it raise a INVALID_ACCESS_ERR exception when there's 
> not enough storage space. The latter may unnecessarily break sites if 
> the storage is not important for the functionality the site provides for 
> instance, but is used for tracking the user in one way or another.

Ok, done.

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