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Re: XMLHttpRequest progress events

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 10:59:48 +0200
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <i3pr42554ia76obbgl2v7h835aan7kk39k@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>> In many cases the user might know the size even if the implementation 
>>> does not. Or it is even imaginable that the script knows the size even 
>>> if the XHR class does not. In both these cases the number of bytes 
>>> transferred is useful to present.
>> 
>> Right, they have currentSize = knownSize * position/total for that, no?
>
>I'm not following you here. What properties are you proposing to make 
>available?

LSProgress gives you a percentage of how much data has been transferred;
if you know the total size and the total size property on the LSProgress
object match, you can calculate the number of bytes transferred so far,
no matter the units used.
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