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From Jesse <>
Subject Re: storage
Date Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:18:05 GMT
The key win I think is simply having a consistent implementation.
CanIUse reports that indexedDB is available on Android 4.4+ and every other
of our supported platforms, with a very notable exception of Mobile Safari.
Ultimately this is a plugin, and Parashuram is working on it, so I am sure
he would appreciate help.
To echo what Brian says, it is all currently possible, maybe just not as
consistently as some would like, but ultimately Cordova is really just the
bridge, the tools, and the container, so I don't think it is fair to call
it incomplete ... and pull requests are always welcome.


On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:43 AM, Brian LeRoux <> wrote:

> I'm trying to not sound like a broken record but I still do not hear an
> actual use cases that is unique to IndexedDB. I understand that you like
> it, I do too, and the browsers will support it eventually in Cordova so
> effort spent there is not really a demonstrable win (to me) unless I hear a
> use case for it not currently possible (if not more appropriate) for
> reading and writing plain old text, JSON, or Blobs.
> IndexedDB is a structured key/value store. Files have names (keys) and
> values. IndexedDB provides a non blocking async read/write. So does our
> File API. Transactional support is not built into our File API so that
> might be something you'd want if reads/writes could conflict.
> On Sun, Jan 5, 2014 at 10:02 AM, venkata kiran surapaneni <
>> wrote:
> > +1 to Axel.
> >
> > Cordova is incomplete without providing support for indexeddb and
> websql. I
> > think most of the apps require local database. There are some frameworks
> > which provide different level of implementations. But those
> implementations
> > are usually designed for browsers and then enhanced for mobile support
> and
> > so has several limitations like not working when the application is
> > switched to background.
> >
> > Cordova should have a uniform wrapper on top of indexeddb and websql to
> > actually allow developers to create a cross platform apps, which is what
> > Cordova promises.
> >

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