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Re: Proposal for an extension XMLHttpRequest to allow sending files

From: Sam Weinig <weinig@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 16:32:23 -0700
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AD516252-76FD-4CB2-974B-6DE24503F1E0@apple.com>
To: Aaron Boodman <aa@google.com>

> 2. The slice() method seems important for the initial version,
> particularly if you are targeting the large upload use case. We use
> this to cut up a large file into smaller pieces so that they can be
> uploaded individually. This makes the upload resilient and also allows
> the UI to show progress on the upload.

Upload progress is possible without manually slicing using the new  
upload progress events proposed in the XMLHttpRequest Level 2 spec.

-Sam
Received on Thursday, 17 July 2008 23:33:06 GMT

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