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From Andrew Grieve <>
Subject Re: Making WebView's WebSQL work on Android 3.0+
Date Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:35:27 GMT
Just tried it with:


Had to make a slight tweak to IceCreamCordovaWebViewClient, but it worked

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:39 AM, Joe Bowser <> wrote:

> How does this affect URI handling?  We've had far bigger issues with
> file:///android-asset failing on ICS+.  Did you test with URIs that contain
> a question mark, pound or a colon?
> On Apr 16, 2013 7:23 PM, "Andrew Grieve" <> wrote:
>> Found a juicy hack that works around the webview disabling WebSQL for
>> file: URLs.
>> For our Chrome Apps plugins, we serve apps from chrome-extension:// URLs
>> instead of file:// URLs. This is possible via shouldInterceptRequest(),
>> where we just map the requests to the files.
>> So... I had the idea to test the WebSQL mobile-spec tests under this
>> scheme (while disabling Android's custom WebSQL work-around), and it seemed
>> to work fine.
>> I think that this means that we could change Cordova app urls to be
>> cordova:// (for ICS+), and could then delete the storage plugin.
>> What do you think?

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