[whatwg] question about Web Storage setItem()'s behavior
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Aug 12 00:10:19 PDT 2009
On Sun, 2 Aug 2009, Jeremy Orlow wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 7:17 PM, 白石俊平 <shumpei.shiraishi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm implementing the HTML5 Web Storage using Gears
> > (http://code.google.com/p/gear5/), so I have several questions with
> > the spec.
> > -Storage.setItem(key, val)
> > --is key allowed non-string type object?
> Yes, but...
> --and when pass non-string object to key/value, is it automatically
> > converted to string?(I'm considering to convert to use String
> > constructor - String(key) )
> > --when value is null, should `setItem("key", null)` behave as like as
> > `removeItem("key")`? (localStorage.setItem("key", null);
> > alert(localStorage.length); <-- what is value displayed?)
> No, it's not the same as removeItem. It'll be set to 'null'.
This changed recently; it'll now actually store the null value.
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