Talk:Web storage

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Compatibility table[edit]

Plz add compatibility chart that shows which browser at which version supports which feature. --Bxj (talk) 10:30, 27 October 2011 (UTC)

Capitalization[edit]

I recently moved the page from "Web Storage" to "web storage", and it looks like it has been controversial, so let me explain here. Unlike the sciences and the computer industry, which often prefer capitalization, Wikipedia usually prefers not to capitalize. To pick an example from computing, most sources refer to Object Oriented Programming with capital letters, but the Wikipedia article is named object-oriented programming. The actual standard for whether we should use capitals is not what the industry normally uses, but whether the word or phrase is a proper noun. Usually concepts in programming aren't proper nouns (hence we have a lowercase "cookie" in HTTP cookie), and while I realise there can be exceptions, I don't see a good reason for making one here. A good acid test for whether something is a proper noun is to check if it is consistently capitalized in sources. I admit that most of the references to web storage are capitalized, but a little searching easily turned up some counterexamples.[1][2] If it turns out that "Web Storage" is actually a trademarked phrase or similar, then I will be happy to reconsider my views, but in the meantime I shall restore the lower-case version. Of course, if anyone has any questions, I'll be happy to answer them. All the best — Mr. Stradivarius 13:29, 23 January 2012 (UTC)

Sandbox[edit]

People often don't connect these 2 things together, but it's really worth to mention that web storage is a sandbox...or let's say it's THE sandbox: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandbox_(computer_security). 178.197.235.113 (talk) 13:44, 13 February 2013 (UTC)