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Re: Value of Server-Sent Events

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 14:57:56 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0910261457h3484d950va5ca1f1aca00e6fc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 6:06 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Oct 2009 02:50:26 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>>
>> Actually, support for these two things I think we need to add to XHR.
>> We got the same request for file reads recently. I suspect it could be
>> done by setting some "streaming mode" flag on the XHR before send()ing
>> the request, and then delivering data through either a new event, or
>> through existing "progress" events.
>
> I'm not really in favor of that. XMLHttpRequest is complicated enough as it
> is (and not really interoperable either yet).

So what do you propose in order to better support streaming downloads?
Or are you arguing that streaming downloads is not a feature important
enough to support at this time?

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 26 October 2009 21:58:48 GMT

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