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[Bug 18611] Blob should support Transferable

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--- Comment #4 from Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> 2012-08-18 15:12:15 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> We've got discussion about Blob with autorelease as well as transferring Blobs
> across origins (because we can't just sent a simple filesystem URI) and the
> consequences among all existing implementations in keeping Blob references in
> memory and on many occasions, Blobs in RAM.

That's a separate issue (making sure blob URLs aren't leaked, causing Blobs to
become unreleasable).  Neither this nor Blob.close are ever intended to be used
as a workaround for things like this.

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