[webkit-dev] Request for position on Cookie Store API

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Thu Aug 27 20:18:08 PDT 2020


On Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 12:02 PM Ayu Ishii <ayui at chromium.org> wrote:
> We would like to ask for WebKit's official position on the Cookie Store API.
> Cookie Store API aims to improve the complexity and performance issues of cookies today by providing an asynchronous alternative to document.cookie and exposing HTTP cookies to service workers. Its interface also encourages developers to make better decisions about security. More information can be found on the explainer below. Chrome has implemented what is currently in the spec, and is planning to ship that soon.

We're supportive of the idea of having an asynchronous cookie API.
However, we would need to review other aspects of this proposal, for
example, exposing it to service workers since that could have subtle

- R. Niwa

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