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Re: Web Storage Scope and Charter

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 11:30:46 +0200
To: "Nikunj Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.usvwpkcw64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 08:32:31 +0200, Nikunj Mehta <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>  
> On Apr 23, 2009, at 1:47 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> 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.

I didn't say it would be straightforward. It might be, but I really  
wouldn't know.

> 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.

The draft specification was there before the implementation and there's a  
plug-in implementation (Gears) as well. It sees better to coordinate new  
APIs then to end up with four incompatible ones.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 24 April 2009 09:31:40 UTC

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