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Re: Quota API to query/request quota for offline storages (e.g. IndexedDB, FileSystem)

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2011 14:48:50 -0800
Message-ID: <4D4DD3D2.8020402@jumis.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
CC: Kinuko Yasuda <kinuko@chromium.org>, Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, ericu@google.com, João Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, "Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ)" <ifette@google.com>
On 2/4/2011 2:29 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> 2011/2/4 Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ) <ifette@google.com 
> <mailto:ifette@google.com>>
> > For instance, if a user has been using a site for months, uses it 
> frequently, and the site hits its 5GB limit but there's still 300GB 
> free on the drive, perhaps we just give the site another 5GB and give 
> the user a passive indication that we've done so, and let them do 
> something if they actually care.
> That's interesting; reducing the amount users are nagged about things 
> that they probably don't care about is important.  It would also need 
> to suppress prompting from calls to requestQuota if the quota increase 
> would have been allowed automatically.

" [html manifest] causes Firefox to display the notification bar the 
first time the user loads your application"

In Firefox, the appCache manifest requires a passive indicator:
all new users receive one on their first page load, as a kind of 
installation greeting.

It seems unnecessary for apps within the 5MB localStorage quota.
Received on Saturday, 5 February 2011 22:49:22 UTC

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