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Re: [chromium-html5] LocalStorage inside Worker

From: Joćo Eiras <joao-c-eiras@telecom.pt>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 20:47:29 +0000
To: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <201101272047.29926.joao-c-eiras@telecom.pt>
On Thursday 27 January 2011 20:39:50 you wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:06 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@visc.us<mailto:chuck@visc.us>> wrote:
> FWIW: websql is mostly abandoned, though super handy on ios mobile devices.
> 
> It's been around for a while in everything other than FF and IE.
> 
> IndexedDB is live in Chrome, Firefox and the MS interop team released a prototype for IE.
> 
> For the record, we haven't shipped it to stable yet, though we do have a version in the dev channel.  We're hoping to ship before long though (once we get the API back up to date).
> 
> Moz and webkit both just implement IDB atop of their internal sqlite processes. That is, thy create a simple websql schema.
> 
> For now, yes.  It's actually pretty fast though!
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Joćo Eiras <joao-c-eiras@telecom.pt<mailto:joao-c-eiras@telecom.pt>> wrote:
> 
> > Afaik, websql does not support blobs.
> >
> 
> If stored as strings, it does. sqlite treats TEXT as an opaque buffer.
> 
> Not all binary can be expressed at UTF16.  Note that this is also a limitation of LocalStorage as well.
> 

UTF16 represents the character table user agents use when displaying a buffer of text, because nothing prevents you from doing:

# localStorage.setItem('foobar', "\0\xff\ufeff");
# alert(escape(localStorage.getItem('foobar')));

Works in Opera at least, including in web sql dbs.
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