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Re: Structured clone in WebStorage

From: Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 10:41:04 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTimHWtG-G7idw0M4wHpryGKP48aNp6CqzPCBk6+a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, ext Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Have you guys considered what happens when a Blob is present?  I'm very
concerned about that case since WebStorage is a synchronous API.  If storing
a Blob in LocalStorage involves synchronous disk IO, then I'm pretty sure it
is something I would object to implementing.  I don't think there is a
hand-wavy answer about performing a file copy asynchronously in the
background.  What if the file copy fails?


On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 02 Dec 2010 21:51:29 +0100, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
> wrote:
>> We think this feature would be straightforward to implement in
>> Safari/WebKit, and we think it is a useful feature. We would like to
>> implement it at some point. I can't give a specific timeline.
> I am not sure if it is straightforward to implement in Opera, but this
> applies to us as well.
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Friday, 3 December 2010 18:41:36 UTC

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