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Re: Storage Quota API

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 09:43:38 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei-em1+nDviyYMPiw=Qyi01D05A6y0Z08_vWfaVGZaF0Hw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kinuko Yasuda <kinuko@chromium.org>
Cc: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 6:12 AM, Kinuko Yasuda <kinuko@chromium.org> wrote:
> Just to confirm:  Yes the interfaces are vendor prefixed (WebKit), and
> WebSQL, AppCache, IDB are treated as temporary in the current chromium
> implementation.
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
>> Any ideas on how to express temp v. Perm to IndexedDB?
> IIRC there's been a proposal to have a way to hint that an IndexedDB
> ObjectStore is 'evictable' or not:
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11350
> Though it seems to be put off until later (version 2), I was assuming that
> once we have the 'evictable' option it would indicate the data's Temp/Perm
> attribute.
> Other storage APIs do not have a way to express temp/perm either.
>  Chromium's current policy is defaulting to conservative or less
> astonishment to the users (in our belief), so that they won't see unexpected
> prompts or unknown data pressing their disk space.

And instead getting unexpected data loss :)

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 27 September 2011 16:44:36 UTC

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