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Re: [IndexedDB] Granting storage quotas

From: Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 17:07:05 -0700
Message-ID: <4BCE41A9.9060805@mozilla.com>
To: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
CC: Nikunj Mehta <nikunj@o-micron.com>, Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, Joćo Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>, Mark Seaborn <mseaborn@chromium.org>
On 4/20/2010 3:19 PM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:
> This way of thinking is incompatible with offline web apps.  If I'm offline
> and I "send" and email, it needs to stay queued up to send until I'm
> reconnected to the internet.
I think a smart browser would include "am I offline" in it's heuristic 
for granting storage space.

> Anyone wanting to debate whether or not the UA should be free to clean up
> "persistent storage" without asking the user should read
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2009-August/thread.html#22289
> and
> the various other threads it spawned first and only re-start things if they
> have new information to add.
I read it, but I don't see a consensus formed before it died off.  Am I 
missing something?



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