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Re: Storage and widgets

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 13:32:09 +0200
To: marcosc@opera.com
Message-Id: <F863BD17-A55B-41CB-BC8D-99AB659171F6@w3.org>
Cc: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 24 Apr 2009, at 13:19, Marcos Caceres wrote:

>> We need to figure out what the baseline policy is for access to  
>> persistent
>> storage that is shared across several instances, or even several  
>> widgets.

> Agreed. We are unsure if that goes into our spec or into the  
> WebStorage spec.

I suspect there is a piece of it that ought to go into the Widget spec.

>>  The current approach simply means that there is no shared,  
>> persistent
>> storage in the widget model; that's probably isn't what people  
>> desire.
> "the current approach" meaning what is currently specified in the A&E
> spec, right?

It means what's currently in the web storage spec, and what's in every  
way to construct an origin for a widget that I've seen -- whether it's  
Arve's approach with the widget:// scheme (and some random string in  
it, per instance), or my proposal of simply going for a random string.
Received on Friday, 24 April 2009 11:32:24 UTC

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