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[whatwg] RFC: Alternatives to storage mutex for cookies and localStorage

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 16:10:18 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0909081610y79e4fb7dh81ead1910b8b3689@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 4:00 PM, Maciej Stachowiak<mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>
> On Sep 8, 2009, at 1:35 AM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>
>>
>> I think Firefox would be willing to break compat. The question is if
>> microsoft is. Which we need to ask them.
>
> We would be very hesitant to break LocalStorage API compatibility for
> Safari, at least without some demonstration that the level of ?real-world
> breakage is low (including for mobile-specific/iPhone-specific sites).

Even if that means that you'll for all future will need to use a
per-domain mutex protecting localStorage? And even possibly a global
mutex as currently specified?

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 8 September 2009 16:10:18 UTC

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