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Re: [XHR2] Drop ByteArray?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 10:53:40 -0700
Message-ID: <48EA50A4.4010408@sicking.cc>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> I'm considering dropping ByteArray support. That is, removing support 
> for it from send() and removing responseBody for now. At this point it's 
> not really clear what the future of ByteArray is and it seems nobody is 
> driving that work or implementing this feature from XMLHttpRequest Level 2.
> 
> It would be nice to have access to the raw byte stream, as authors 
> currently use ugly hacks to get to it, but higher level support for byte 
> streams is somewhat of a prerequisite.

Sounds like a good idea. Hopefully the FileUpload spec that Arun is 
working on can define a Blob API that we'll at some point allow sending 
through XHR.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 6 October 2008 17:56:40 GMT

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