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Re: Blobs: An alternate (complementary?) binary data proposal (Was: File IO...)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 11 May 2008 02:54:10 +0200
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Aaron Boodman" <aa@google.com>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uaysska5wxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Sat, 10 May 2008 06:15:01 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Wed, 7 May 2008, Aaron Boodman wrote:

>> The Gears team has also been putting together a proposal for file access
>> which overlaps in some ways with Opera's, but is also orthogonal in some
>> ways:
>> http://code.google.com/p/google-gears/wiki/BlobWebAPIPropsal

> This seems like it would be something we may want defined in a small spec
> and then used by many others (like progress events) -- one spec to define
> Blob, and then the other specs to use it (like XHR and HTML5/WF2).

That would seem like the way to go if we decide to take this on. The  
proposal is currently a small spec for one thing, after all.

> Do we have the resources to have someone champion this spec?

Are you asking the WG, or Google?



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