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Re: [File API] events vs callbacks

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:25:02 +0300
Message-ID: <4A81E1AE.9060405@helsinki.fi>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, arun@mozilla.com, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 8/11/09 11:57 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> My concern isn't that there are ways of using it correctly, my concern
> is that it's very easy to use incorrectly with bugs as a result.
How? Especially if we prevent more than one read at time. How is the
situation any worse than with XHR?


> This
> concern exists as long as the read API is available on the File object
> itself. We could make File not inherit FileData, but that wasn't the
> proposal made so far.
>
> Also note that progress events don't contain the actual data. So so
> far no-one has made a proposal what allows for streaming, which I
> would have thought would be an integral part of progress events.
Indeed. Progress events should be probably extended to contain data.
(Progress Events Level 2?)


-Olli
Received on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 21:25:55 GMT

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