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Re: Using progress events for other purposes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 04:43:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910190442440.3716@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 19 Oct 2009, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> OK, I'll work on it to try and get an editor's draft out tomorrow. My 
> rough idea is that you can send an event which has lengthComputable 
> false and totalItems / loadedItems, and IFF they have lengthComputable 
> true then the loaded and total refer to the particular item - (does 
> itemCount start from zero or one?)

So in a hypothetical system that gives progress for multiple large files 
in a row, you can't have a case where some of the files have unknown 

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