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Re: [XHR2] ArrayBuffer support added

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 10:06:02 +0100
To: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vp7vkcff64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:17:23 +0100, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
> I somehow missed that a request to add back ArrayBuffer support was  
> offlist. Since quite a few specifications are using it now and TC 39 has  
> shown no progress on developing an alternative I was convinced to add it  
> back in. The responseType value is "arraybuffer". This adds a dependency  
> to the Typed Array specification developed at Khronos.
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest-2/

I summarized a bit unfairly towards TC 39. The expectation is that TC 39  
does not move as fast as Khronos and that therefore ArrayBuffer will  
likely stick around. If it turns out it can be replaced XMLHttpRequest  
will just follow along of course.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 1 February 2011 09:06:37 UTC

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