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[Bug 19594] remove "BLOB" from url usage for createObjectURL()

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Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:06:25 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19594

--- Comment #10 from Arun <arun@mozilla.com> ---
> I don't think it's needlessly cautious --- I think leaked Blobs could be a
> real problem. Auto-revoke by default would have been the right thing to do
> if we'd done it that way from the start (which would have required have a
> good spec for auto-revoke from the start, which we still don't have!).

(In reply to comment #9)

I'm honestly not sure it's too late to fix this to be right, especially since
we're not sure what's broken, but we are sure that leaked Blob strings can be a
"real problem."  

What can we do to fix the autoRevoke behavior to be better, or address the nits
you may have (per Comment 9)?  Right now autoRevoke=true is tied in with HTML's
global script cleanup steps.  Advice appreciated, maybe on the public listserv
(public-webapps@w3.org) if you think this bug isn't right. Spec at
http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/

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