Web SQL Database
The W3C Web Applications Working Group ceased working on the specification in November 2010, citing a lack of independent implementations (i.e. using database system other than SQLite as the backend) as the reason the specification could not move forward to become a W3C Recommendation.
Mozilla Corporation was one of the major voices behind the break-up of negotiations and deprecation of the standard, while at the same time being the main proponents behind an 'alternative storage' standard, IndexedDB.
- "Web SQL Database (W3C Working Group Note)". W3.org. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
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- "Why is WebSQL database deprecated?". Programmers Exchange.
- "Beyond HTML5: Database APIs and the Road to IndexedDB". Mozilla Corporation.