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Re: Is BlobBuilder needed?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:57:16 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDDFCd8xzLff73-W8YBD2OW6WVo1qPNvNmW+3-sVW1+hQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Cc: Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Erik Arvidsson <arv@chromium.org>, Eric U <ericu@google.com>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org> wrote:
> The new API is smaller and simpler. Less to implement and less for web
> developers to understand. If it can meet all our use-cases without
> significant performance problems, then it's a win and we should do it.
> For line-endings, you could have the Blob constructor also take an optional
> endings argument:
> new Blob(String|Array|Blob|ArrayBuffer data, [optional] String contentType,
> [optional] String endings);

I believe (or at least, I maintain) that we're trying to do
dictionaries for this sort of thing.  Multiple optional arguments are
*horrible* unless they are truly, actually, order-dependent such that
you wouldn't ever specify a later one without already specifying a
former one.

Received on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 19:58:04 UTC

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