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Re: New filesystem/directory API proposal

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 10:59:56 +0100
To: "Eric Uhrhane" <ericu@google.com>
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u7cbd6xwbyn2jm@galactica>
On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 23:49:36 +0100, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com> wrote:

> OK, so what you'd want would be to have an Entry that was a zip file
> [or other archive type], but you could look inside it as if it were a
> directory?

Yes. Opera's implementation supports treating zip files as (read-only)  
directories.

>  You're not asking for the ability to zip or unzip an
> archive using a built-in command?  Let me think about how to do this
> cleanly.

I would expect zipping and unzipping to be a different spec, as to not  
bloat this spec needlessly.

-- 
Arve Bersvendsen

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Saturday, 30 January 2010 10:00:50 UTC

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