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Re: [XHR] chunked

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:41:06 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei9A2T3f-LFjcTNk8DE73oPUihm4nsq6KjjkYvR6JhzAVA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2011, at 11:32 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>
>>> Charles asked whether "chunked-text" was really needed (and whether we
>>> should have "chunked" which implies ArrayBuffer instead). Nobody got back to
>>> him on that.
>>
>> Any text based format would benefit from chunked-text. While the
>> example above uses a binary format, it applies equally to text based
>> formats. And given how much we in this group seem to prefer text based
>> formats, (HTML, CSS, Javascript, EventSource, JSON) I think we should
>> assume that other people at least use them, if not prefer them.
>
> My thinking was that ArrayBuffer can easily be converted to String by authors. Even with text-based formats, I prefer to fetch data as blob and buffer.

Why?

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 20:42:06 GMT

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