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[whatwg] Suggestion: API for accessing cookies (document.cookies)

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2008 12:44:51 -0800
Message-ID: <477D4943.7060302@sicking.cc>
Christian Schmidt wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote    :
>> I think that globalStorage and sessionStorage obviate the need for 
>> cookies.
> AFAICS globalStorage and sessionStorage are designed for client-side use 
> only.
> 
> I think cookies will still be useful to some extent for data that is 
> accessed from both client-side and server-side.

Agreed. However I don't think we can use the .cookies name for this API 
as that already has a defined meaning.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 3 January 2008 12:44:51 UTC

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