New Safari automatically deletes local data after 7 days


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Out of curiousity @MarkusWinter, do you routinely read the WebKit blog?

Nope. I saw the news on a german tech blog and did wonder how it would affect web apps.

Ah. I see.

Well, I don’t know how this is going to pan out. Seems a lot of people are upset.

Unsurprisingly. You go on a holiday for a week, you come back Monday, and everything is gone …

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My app, now written in Xojo, was originally implemented in PHP and javascript to run in a browser. I stopped doing that as browsers became increasingly picky about what was allowed and what was not allowed. If things get tough under Xojo, I guess I’ll just start using a bar-magnet, some iron filings, and a microscope and write the bits directly by hand on the disk drive.

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Those magnets are not as harmless as you think …


For an astrophysicist, this guy doesn’t seem too bright…

“I accidentally invented a necklace that buzzes continuously unless you move your hand close to your face,” he said

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Well, he’s more of a Sheldon when what was required was a Howard …