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Re: [widgets] dropping Asynchronous HTTP Requests and Storage

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 11:10:34 +0200
Cc: Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <87C18CFD-AB48-4320-BFC2-ECA57865AA13@berjon.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
On Apr 7, 2009, at 06:37 , Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 8:48 AM, Scott Wilson
> <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 6 Apr 2009, at 15:33, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> You will have this problem regardless of how you solve this issue  
>>> if you
>>> do not also require a specific scripting language, markup  
>>> language, etc.
>> It seems to be rather strongly _implied_ that widgets will use HTML,
>> ECMAScript and CSS...
> Could we also similarly imply that the .localStorage API also be
> implemented? This is especially easy now that localStorage is becoming
> its own spec [1].

Well, my understanding was that we had to have Web Storage for API &  
Events anyway since that's what implements preferences (and we need to  
define how it's used so that we can get read-only keys). Even if  
that's all there is, it'd be a little bit silly for a UA to support  
Web Storage for the preferences but not in other contexts.

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Received on Tuesday, 7 April 2009 09:11:12 UTC

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