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Re: File API Feedback

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 20:29:38 -0400
Message-ID: <4A3ADBF2.50404@mit.edu>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> Local display of images before uploading them requires being able to take 
> a File object and poke it into parts of the platform that currently only 
> take URLs. I suggest that the way we address this is by adding an API to a 
> File object that returns a URL like this:
> 
>    scheme:uuid

Can't one already get data out of a File object?  And if so, is there a 
reason to not just have a way of getting a data: url representing that 
data out of one?

-Boris
Received on Friday, 19 June 2009 00:30:39 GMT

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