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Re: [XHR] chunked

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 18:21:11 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei856LF0tF-4e-ur5Zs5Gowod1DjDX0SGv1E-nj3-6QQww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 6:16 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> On 11/30/11 6:04 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 8:45 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
>>
>> I don't worry about character sets at all. I treat the content as opaque.
>
>
> It doesn't sound like you're describing text processing at all, but binary
> processing of data that happens to contain text.
>
>
> Right, for chunked encoding, I start by treating it as binary data, and go
> from there.
> So, I'm not a good source for the usefulness of chunked-text.
>
> When I want text, I convert, but my default is more often to work with
> buffers.
>
> I think Jonas made a good point about multibyte boundaries in text. That's
> not something that can be solved by a simple method:
> str = UintToString(IntArrayBufferChunk);
>
> But it can be solved simply by delegating it to XHR and a chunked-type
> response.
>
> My only requirement is for chunked-arraybuffer, but I didn't mean to stand
> in the way of a chunked-text type.

The part of the original email that you responded to was specifically
talking about weather we should have chunked-text *as well as*
chunked-arraybuffer. So it seems like this sub-thread was off-topic to
that question.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 1 December 2011 02:22:12 GMT

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