[Greasemonkey] GM_setValue limit?
lists at atrus.org
Tue Jul 19 14:14:55 EDT 2005
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Mark Pilgrim wrote:
> On 7/18/05, Nikolas Coukouma <lists at atrus.org> wrote:
>> Interesting. The prefereneces system just uses c-style char*
>> internally, so there shouldn't be a limit.
> This is actually a question I've had for a while, and it's good to
> know that values can theoretically be arbitrarily long.
I wonder if there's some limitation imposed by XPConnect or the JS
engine in general, but haven't gotten around to poking at it.
>> I also seem to recall Mark Pilgrim having some trouble with
>> caching entire pages.
> My troubles stemmed not from the length but the character encoding.
> I've worked around the problem by "ASCII"fying values before
> storing them. Sucks, but works well enough for my purposes.
> Sorry, rest-of-the-world-outside-USA-and-England!
Well, 0.4 has my fix so utf-8 strings can be stored and retrieved
safely. It won't help with binary data, but at least you have a chance
at storing other languages.
- -Nikolas Coukouma
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