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Re: [chromium-html5] LocalStorage inside Worker

From: Felix Halim <felix.halim@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:20:29 +0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTik2i=ty-uuMcYK9dboQkA7ObkMHwbOnX3CvnzaE@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: robert@ocallahan.org, Keean Schupke <keean@fry-it.com>, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
>> localStorage should focus on simplicity and performance and ignore
>> thread safety since, IMHO, localStorage is used for UI purposes or
>> preferences settings (not data itself). If you open two tab, you
>> change settings in one tab, you can just refresh the other tab and I
>> believe both of them will have the same UI state again.
> It's used for data storage, too, particularly since it's widely
> available in production; IndexedDB is not.

Then, why don't introduce a new storage, like localStorageNTS (NTS =
non thread safe), and allow this storage to be used everywhere...

Felix Halim
Received on Tuesday, 11 January 2011 06:21:01 UTC

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