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Re: Updates to File API

From: Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2010 15:44:44 -0700
Message-ID: <4C06DEDC.70204@mozilla.com>
To: Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>
CC: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-device-apis <public-device-apis@w3.org>
On 6/2/10 3:42 PM, Eric Uhrhane wrote:
> Arun:
>
> In the latest version of the spec I see that readAsDataURL, alone
> among the readAs* methods, still takes a File rather than a Blob.  Is
> that just an oversight, or is that an intentional restriction?
>    

That's intentional; readAsDataURL was cited as useful only in the 
context of File objects.  Do you think it makes sense in the context of 
random Blob objects?  Does it make sense on slice calls on a Blob, for 
example?

-- A*
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