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Re: [XHR2] Blobs, names and FormData

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 18:11:38 +0200
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo <amla70@gmail.com>
Cc: "Webapps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vxuhxojz64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Wed, 29 Jun 2011 16:43:13 +0200, Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo  
<amla70@gmail.com> wrote:
> Providing an automatic filename it's better than sending an empty one,  
> but it fails to address interaction with existing systems (some might  
> refuse the upload if it doesn't look like a correct file type, at the  
> very least a
> proper extension). The usual "solution" suggested/used when people create
> samples or code using these features is to add extra headers to send the
> desired filename, but that means that the server code has to be updated  
> to handle this behavior.

What is the extension for unknown arbitrary contents? Is it .bin? We could  
also name it "blob.blob" if that improves matters. It really does not  
matter much.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 29 June 2011 16:12:00 UTC

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