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Re: Is BlobBuilder needed?

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 16:30:17 -0400
Message-ID: <CABirCh-NOKLHNUyPBxK=2Y96KW+eAdgiEJAcnCPLuf9Ctj7Qrg@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>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Eric U <ericu@google.com>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org> wrote:

> I'm happy with this. In theory, vendors could implement this using
> copy-on-write or something similar so that this pattern is roughly as
> efficient as BlobBuilder, right?

It's simpler than that, since Blob data is immutable; you don't even need
copy-on-write, just shallow copies.  But you want that with BlobBuilder,
too; I don't think this changes anything.

Glenn Maynard
Received on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 20:30:45 UTC

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