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Re: [XHR2] Blobs, names and FormData

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 13:38:16 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo <amla70@gmail.com>, "Adrian Bateman" <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Webapps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vygc92l164w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Thu, 07 Jul 2011 03:00:55 +0200, Adrian Bateman  
<adrianba@microsoft.com> wrote:
> I was about to send a similar proposal. We'd prefer to add an optional  
> argument to append that specifies the filename. This is the smallest  
> change to
> implementations and doesn't require developers to understand the  
> BlobBuilder in order to use FormData. Having to create another reference  
> to a Blob and probably deal with managing a File and Blob both pointing  
> to the same data seems
> unnecessarily involved when all we want is to get the filename into the  
> FormData object.

Isn't the smallest change just setting the file name to "blob" rather than  
the empty string? I suspect setting the filename might come up elsewhere  
too (e.g. file system API) so I'd rather not do it here.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 11 July 2011 11:38:50 UTC

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