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[whatwg] Proposal for secure key-value data stores

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 13:13:03 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f1003301313q4a5304fof6750196b3624c60@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow at chromium.org> wrote:
> Lastly, we really should not be creating new APIs that are?synchronous that
> involve multiple top level windows?(like LocalStorage and this API you're
> proposing). ?It makes it very difficult to achieve isolation and parallelism
> between multiple sites.

For what it's worth, this API uses an asynchronous getter to get hold
of the storage object. So the problem that you are describing, and
which does exist with localStorage, does not exist with this new API.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 13:13:03 UTC

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