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Re: Updates to File API

From: David Levin <levin@google.com>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2010 07:37:08 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTil8ttIbj0vgRvYDuXFbOSMmXcPEphoo6n_Y8BW1@mail.gmail.com>
To: arun@mozilla.com
Cc: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-device-apis <public-device-apis@w3.org>
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 5:27 AM, Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com> wrote:

> Greetings WebApps WG,
>
> I have updated the editor's draft of the File API to reflect changes that
> have been in discussion.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI
>
> Notably:
>
> 1. Blobs now allow further binary data operations by exposing an
> ArrayBuffer property that represents the Blob.


Does this imply *sync* access to the blob data? "new
DataArray(blob.blobBuffer).getInt8(0);"

Also, does it imply the ability to modify the blob contents? (If so, what
does this mean when there is a file backing it?)
"new DataArray(blob.blobBuffer).setInt8(0, 0);"

Thanks, dave
Received on Thursday, 13 May 2010 14:38:09 GMT

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