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Re: [File API] feedback on August 1/5 draft

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 11:30:18 +0200
To: arun@mozilla.com, "Michael Nordman" <michaeln@google.com>
Cc: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uy14osieidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 17:22:53 +0200, Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>  
wrote:

> Michael Nordman wrote:
>> >The draft says a new UUID should be 'coined' for each method  
>> invocation.
>> (Why is that?) Given the coinage of a new url on each access, accessing  
>> it
>> thru an attribute feels a little odd.
>>
> This should have been an editor's note, and not a part of the spec.  
> text.  The "unique" and "hard to guess" nature of the URL is covered by  
> both lifetime and origin requirements, and I think the "new coinage"  
> requirement was overkill without payoff :-)  I've eliminated that  
> requirement, and thus we now have filedata.url which returns a filedata:  
> scheme URL.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileUpload/publish/FileAPI.html

Maybe the attribute should be called "URL" for consistency with  
HTMLDocument.URL?

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Saturday, 22 August 2009 09:31:30 GMT

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