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Re: Proposal for sending multiple files via XMLHttpRequest.send()

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 07:48:17 -0800
Message-ID: <63df84f0911100748h52329d3blcc095dfd185b0f85@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org>, public-webapps@w3.org

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
>>>> WebKit presently supports sending File.  It does not support FileData
>>>> yet.
>>> Is Content-Type set to anything specific if the author has not set it?
>> // FIXME: Should we set a Content-Type if one is not set.
>> ^^^ looks like it presently depends on the web page setting the C-T header
>> manually :-/  I think that should be fixed to be based on the system's
>> knowledge of the file's mime type.
> So far I have only added support for Blob (the new FileData) of these two
> and set the Content-Type to application/octet-stream if not provided by the
> Web author. Should I also add File and set the Content-Type to
> File.mediaType?

I definitely think so yes.

Same thing for the send() function.

On a separate note, is sending "application/octet-stream" really
better than simply sending no Content-Type header at all when sending
a Blob (or a File with empty mediaType)?

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 10 November 2009 15:49:10 UTC

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