[whatwg] How long should sessionStorage data persist?
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Apr 3 17:29:39 PDT 2009
On Fri, 3 Apr 2009, Darin Fisher wrote:
> In Chrome we also create a new browsing context when the user types a new
> URL into the location bar of an existing tab.
So a user can't hit the back button after typing in a URL?
The term "browsing context" in the spec basically corresponds to the
session history exposed by window.history, and the outer "Window" object
that the history is on.
> However, I believe that we should still restore the old sessionStorage
> when the user navigates back to the old URL just as we do for form
> state, scroll position, and other attributes normally associated with
> session history.
That's basically what the spec says.
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