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Re: Points of order on this WG

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 01:43:10 -0700
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Jeff Mischkinsky <JEFF.MISCHKINSKY@oracle.com>
Message-id: <D03146D4-6421-47C2-A584-0E773B016360@apple.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Jun 26, 2009, at 12:23 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 01:20:43 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak  
> <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> I strongly agree on these points. I would prefer to see SQL Storage  
>> split out of the rest of Web Storage. We seem to have rough  
>> consensus and strong multilateral implementor interest on  
>> LocalStorage and SessionStorage, and they should be allowed to move  
>> forward on the standards track quickly. SQL Storage remains  
>> contentious, and only Apple and Google have shown strong  
>> implementor interest so far. And it has no technical tie to the  
>> other storage drafts. I also think Nikunj's proposal should be yet  
>> a third separate orthogonal draft.
> FWIW, Opera is implementing SQL storage too.

That's great news! Having multiple independent implementations will, I  
hope, provide more reason to advance the spec.

However, I still think SQL storage should be split from LocalStorage/ 
SessionStorage, since there is no technical reason for them to be tied  
together, and they enjoy different levels of consensus and implementor  

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