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Re: [XHR] support for streaming data

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 12:18:43 -0700
Message-ID: <4E457C93.90002@jumis.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
On 8/12/11 12:03 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Aug 2011 02:13:20 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> 
> wrote:
>> XHR Level 2 does wonders for making XMLHttpRequest better. However
>> there is one problem that we have run into with "streaming" data.
>
> Before we add yet another set of features, when are we going to 
> attempt to get interoperability on the current feature set? 
Some time after adding another set of features, I'd imagine.
This has always been the way of XHR.

We've got a pretty strong case for chunked array buffer as a -single- 
feature.
Between Mozilla and WebKit, I'd imagine one of the vendors will 
implement this year.

> I wrote a test suite of sorts for features prior to XMLHttpRequest 
> Level 2, but so far it has seen little feedback. Also nobody has 
> contributed tests for the new features added to XMLHttpRequest Level 2.
>
Where's your test set from prior? I'm booked this month, but I'd be 
happy to pick it up next month.

-Charles
Received on Friday, 12 August 2011 19:19:07 GMT

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