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Re: Using progress events for other purposes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 08:24:37 +0000 (UTC)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910190824270.3716@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 19 Oct 2009, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 06:43:18 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > 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 sizes?
> 
> Yes, you can.

How?

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