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Re: Storage and widgets

From: Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 17:02:51 +0100
Message-Id: <27614805-B349-483A-AEBB-158F05817A32@gmail.com>
To: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
In our system when a widget is instantiated we generate our own  
instance hashes which we append to the widget URL as a parameter, and  
our Storage implementation uses this parameter when it needs to make a  
request back to our prefs web service to load preferences, or to set a  

I imagine any UA would put a similar mechanism in place in its Storage  
implementation to sandbox the preferences for widget instances; does  
that need to be specified?

On 24 Apr 2009, at 09:37, Arve Bersvendsen wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Apr 2009 20:17:07 +0200, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>  
> wrote:
>> Guido Grassel is reminding me that the HTML5 storage API keys off
>> origin. Thy means another wrinkle or the uri scheme/origin  
>> discussion.
> Note that only the instantiations of storage, through the  
> localStorage and sessionStorage, are using origin.  The storage  
> interface itself does not, so I do not see any immediate  
> consequences with regards to preferences or any uri scheme discussion.
> -- 
> Arve Bersvendsen
> Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Friday, 24 April 2009 16:03:37 UTC

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