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Re: [progress-events] loaded member misnamed?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 13:43:09 +0200
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>, Webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
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Reply-to set to webapps - note we are in a transition...

On Wed, 28 May 2008 13:01:13 +0200, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  

> Hi,
> Yesterday someone contacted me on IRC about implementing  
> XMLHttpRequest.upload from XMLHttpRequest Level 2. It turns out that the  
> Progress Events specification is not generic enough for both uploading  
> and downloading as we agreed it should be long ago.
> The ProgressEvent.loaded member should probably be defined in a more  
> abstract way

Can you explain in more detail what should be changed? (Feel free to raise  
a new issue for this in the webapps tracker - otherwise I will when I  
understasnd a bit more clearly what the issue is about).

> and I would actually suggest to rename it to ProgressEvent.transferred  
> so it's clear that it is about transferred data.

Probably, but like many things we inherited a name and there are existing  
implementations using it, so it seemed sensible to keep the names stable.

This is issue 119 [1] in the webapi tracker

[1] http://www.w3.org/2006/webapi/track/issues/119



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