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Re: Web Storage Scope and Charter

From: Nikunj Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 23:32:31 -0700
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-Id: <CE872EC6-20C7-420A-B423-A059C5CA24A0@oracle.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Apr 23, 2009, at 1:47 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Apr 2009 22:18:40 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>> The draft got published today, so it's too late to change the high- 
>> profile version of the spec. Rather than add this message, I'd like  
>> to just come
>> to some sort of conclusion on the issue. What are the various  
>> proposals
>> that exist to solve this problem other than SQL, and how willing  
>> are the
>> browser vendors to implement those solutions?
> FWIW, Opera is primarily interested in implementing the APIs  
> currently in the specification (including the SQL API). Specifying  
> the specifics of the SQL dialect in due course would be good though,  
> but doing that does not seem very controversial and I would assume  
> is a requirement for going to Last Call.

I am puzzled that you feel that specifying the semantics for the SQL  
dialect would be straightforward. We have no experience of using more  
than a single database implementation for WebStorage. Its kind of  
interesting that the WG is attempting to standardize that which has no  
more than a single implementation.

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