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Re: [FileAPI] Blob.URN?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 15:07:17 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f1003301507x772ab71ctc886d07128c23469@mail.gmail.com>
To: Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org>
Cc: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 12:22 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org> wrote:
>> > Apologies if this has been discussed before, but I'm curious why URN is
>> > not
>> > a property of Blob.  It seems like it would be useful to be able to load
>> > a
>> > slice of a File.  For example, this could be used by an application to
>> > fetch
>> > all of its subresources out of a single file.
>>
>> IIRC originally it was placed on File since Blobs do not have a
>> content type. However I think there is general agreement that it
>> should be moved to Blob.
>>
>> However it would be great to be able to assign a content type to a
>> Blob. Possibly slice() could take a optional argument.
>>
>
> Adding an optional parameter to slice() sounds attractive indeed.
> BlobBuilder [1] should probably also have such an optional argument.

Indeed!

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 22:08:09 GMT

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