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I favorited that a while ago because of the quality and usefulness of the answer. It may no longer be a complete answer as it refers to IE6, IE7, etc, but it is still a VERY useful answer and one that I haven't found anywhere else on the internet.

It was unfortunatley deleted by a mod so I can't do an undelete vote.

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As jjnguy stated, is a much better place to find this information. – animuson Mar 23 '12 at 19:11
@animuson -- except that it's not. It provides the necessary support table, but not usage info especially on older versions of IE. – zyklus Mar 23 '12 at 19:41

Negative. It's too localized, and unlikely to be actively maintained so that the information is up to date.

I've added the link to Can I use Local Storage to the tag wiki for .

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I don't really think the question merits being undeleted, for a couple of reasons:

  1. As others have pointed out, not only here but also on the original question, it's hopelessly out of date because the answers were written well before the HTML 5 specification was finalized.
  2. There's only one answer there that's even any good. The rest are pointless one-liners—noise.

Since you really wanted that one good answer, I'll repost it here for you:

Wikipedia has a table comparing the various browser engines and what portions of HTML5 they support.

A reposted internal Yahoo! article also details some differences between localstorage support, to quote:

Firefox 3.5, Safari 4, IE8, Chrome 4+: HTML5 localStorage; these modern browsers all support the core localStorage functionality defined in the HTML5 draft.

Firefox 2.x and 3.0: Gecko globalStorage, a very early implementation similar to HTML5’s localStorage.

Safari 3.1 & 3.2: HTML5 Database Storage, because Safari 3.1 and 3.2 don’t support HTML5 localStorage.

IE6, IE7: userData persistence, a rarely used IE feature for associating string data with an element on a web page and persisting it between pageviews.

Google Chrome Pre 4: Gears Database API, which is built into earlier versions of Chrome and thus doesn’t require a separate install.

If you want a place where you can post and maintain updated answers to a similar question, then I recommend forgetting about this one and asking a new question. And when you do so, make sure that you do it in such a way that it fits within our Q&A format and lends itself to specific, constructive answers.

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Even if he wanted that one good answer, he can see it anyway. – BoltClock's a Unicorn Mar 23 '12 at 20:34
@bolt: Yeah, I didn't look to see that he had 10k before I posted that answer. Oh well. – Cody Gray Mar 23 '12 at 20:43

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