[whatwg] DOM Storage feedback

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Mon Apr 28 16:20:08 PDT 2008

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 23:14:03 +0200, Brady Eidson <beidson at apple.com> wrote:
> I would like to make sure that my understanding is correct here, since  
> you expressed doubt.
> Anne was asserting that since the interface for setItem() specifies a  
> DOMString as the input, anything you pass it will be stringified.   
> Therefore passing it the null value would be stringified to "null".   
> This is what you currently see in all the major browsers with  
> window.alert(null), for example, which is also specified as a DOMString  
> input parameter.
> Therefore a call to setItem("foo", null); becomes, in effect,  
> setItem("foo", "null");
> Is this correct?
> If so, the spec is fine as-is, and removeItem() is the only way to  
> remove an individual item.

This was what I was suggesting, yes.

Anne van Kesteren

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