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Re: Is BlobBuilder needed?

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 11:59:25 -0500
Message-ID: <CABirCh_f-2vjOME9tq6KCAF0X_y-hdCN=U=7-1CGksqf3d20kg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kyle Huey <me@kylehuey.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Kyle Huey <me@kylehuey.com> wrote:

> I think we decided that we're going to remove getFile.  See
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=669437#c7 and later.
>

FWIW, although I won't argue strongly for it here (we can always come back
to it), I don't think there are any strong arguments against being able to
create Files in there.  You don't need a real file on a filesystem in order
to expose file metadata in File (it's just an interface), and having
objects with the File interface always backed by a filesystem file doesn't
seem like a very meaningful distinction.

-- 
Glenn Maynard
Received on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 17:00:00 GMT

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