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Re: [IndexedDB] question about description argument of IDBFactory::open()

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 23:15:20 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimn+RmDA9iO4zMrBkaRy68gNJQAEeS-FBFRQFCc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
Cc: Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 9:57 PM, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org> wrote:
> I'm pretty sure opening a database with a different description is actually
> already specified: the new one takes precedent.  Take a look at the
> algorithm for database opening; I'm pretty sure it's there.
> When talking to Andrei earlier tonight I thought we'd probably want to make
> it optional, but now I'm thinking maybe we shouldn't.  You're right, Shawn,
> that the description can be useful for many reasons.  And although it seems
> redundant for a developer to pass in the description every time, I actually
> can't think of any reason why a developer wouldn't want to.

Actually, I think it's pretty inconvenient to have to specify a
description every time, especially since I am not sure developers
would want to change the description very often. I think we should
allow a null string for future connections as Shawn suggested.

Received on Monday, 9 August 2010 22:15:51 UTC

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