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Re: New filesystem/directory API proposal

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 11:53:36 +0100
To: "Eric Uhrhane" <ericu@google.com>, "Arve Bersvendsen" <arveb@opera.com>
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u7cdvmos64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 23:46:58 +0100, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com> wrote:
> I disagree; I think that if we want web apps that work all over the
> place, we should do our best to restrict behavior that would get in
> the way.  Let's make it very easy to write portable code.

How about letting any DOMString be acceptable and let the UA keep a  
mapping between where the file is actually located and the DOMString the  
author is using? I.e. one simple level of abstraction in between to hide  
the complexity from authors.


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Anne van Kesteren
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