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Re: upload progress events

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 00:47:26 +0200
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: web API <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <4dfo03dd8pn8toflfeqer22u3m8pkl6ahr@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>In practice, it would look like this in code:
>xhr.addEventListener('progress', func, false);
>xhr.upload.addEventListener('progress', func, false);
>However, this becomes much more useful when you have a reusable  
>upload/download progress UI control:
>var downloadURI = new ProgressUI(xhr);
>var uploadUI = new ProgressUI(xhr.upload);
>With separate events, you would need either two controls, or a way to  
>put the control in a mode where it listens to either only upload or  
>only download events.
>This would require a change in XHR to adopt the Progress Events spec,  
>but would considerably simplify Progress Events. Thoughts?

I would like to see worked out how this would work exactly for XHR, for
example, if you have a web service that adds a digital signature to some
XML document and a script that uses the service for a 1 MB document, but
half way through the response the server cuts the connection, and which
specification has to contribute the necessary bits to make this well-de-
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