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Re: HTML 5.1 MediaProvider and File objects

From: Matt Wolenetz <wolenetz@google.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:22:00 +0000
Message-ID: <CAADho6Ps5xhihJd55mLrxWih4d_+Y77RWdVbOy8qF9KL1OsHfg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-html@w3.org
Thank you both for clarifying this for me.

Matt

On Sat, Jul 4, 2015 at 8:36 PM Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 7/4/15 6:23 PM, Philip J├Ągenstedt wrote:
> > File inherits from Blob, so from the point of view of the IDL
> > MediaProvider can be a File
>
> Yep.
>
> > and an explicit "Blob or File" would
> > presumably violate Web IDL in some way.
>
> Yes, because those interfaces are not "distinguishable" in IDL terms:
> there are objects that are both a Blob and a File (to whit, any File).
>
> -Boris
>
>
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