W3C Archive

New WD for programmable HTTP caching and processing

The programmable HTTP caching and processing standard that is advancing through W3C, called DataCache, has recently been updated. A new working draft is available. You can read the frequently updated, latest and greatest version or get to a stable WD of DataCache. This version has several improvements over the previous working draft: The spec extends

New WD for programmable HTTP caching and processing

The programmable HTTP caching and processing standard that is advancing through W3C, called DataCache, has recently been updated. A new working draft is available. You can read the frequently updated, latest and greatest version or get to a stable WD of DataCache. This version has several improvements over the previous working draft: The spec extends

New WD for browser database standard

At the start of a new year, I wish the best to you in 2010. The browser database standard that is advancing through W3C, called Indexed Database API, has recently been updated. A new working draft will soon be available. You can read the frequently updated, latest and greatest version or get to a stable

WebSimpleDB gets thumbs up from major browser vendors

Microsoft and Mozilla declared their intention to advance WebSimpleDB and their preference for it over WebDatabase(which itself is getting renamed to WebSQLDatabase) and WebStorage. WebDatabase will be frozen in terms of its current API and likely stay at the SQL dialect of SQLite 3. WebSimpleDB has taken on the mandate of the WG to create

DataCache API now rewritten and ready for FPWD

There was a wave of support for programmable HTTP caching when the first DataCache editor’s draft was published. The main issue with the draft was the inability to derive the exact list of additional requirements on browsers compared with HTML5’s AppCache. I went ahead and rewrote DataCache to make it easier to spot the differences.