WebKit HTML5 wrapper for Google Gears

In What’s in Leopard for Designers (2): WebKit & Safari I wrote about WebKit recently incorporating client-side data storage through HTML5 into SQLite. Several people inquired about differences and compatibility with Google Gears which essentially does the same thing as a plug-in and uses the same database SQLite.

It took Developer Dimitri Glazkov a day or so to come up with a wrapper to show WebKit’s Stickies demo-app running in Firefox with Gears, using a 4.3Kb bridge script:


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