[webkit-dev] localStorage quota limit

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Dec 2 21:19:11 PST 2009

On Wed, 2 Dec 2009, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2009, at 8:14 PM, Darin Fisher wrote:
> > What about Maciej's comment.  JS strings are often use to store binary 
> > values.  Obviously, if people stick to octets, then it should be fine, 
> > but perhaps some folks leverage all 16 bits?
> I think some people do use JavaScript strings this way, though not 
> necessarily with LocalStorage. This kind of use will probably become 
> obsolete when we add a proper way to store binary data from the 
> platform.
> Most Web-related APIs are fully accepting of JavaScript strings that are 
> not proper UTF-16. I don't see a strong reason to make LocalStorage an 
> exception.

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