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[XHR] chunked requests

From: Wenbo Zhu <wenboz@google.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 17:59:48 -0800
Message-ID: <CAD3-0rNt8NMVRcAna3LGs0GWXbEhZpQ4NBmxuUrXpUwLzLQ0pg@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
One use case that we have which is not currently handled by XMLHttpRequest
is incrementally sending data that takes a long time to generate _from the
client to the server_. For example, if we were to record data from a
microphone, we couldn't upload it in real time to the server with the
current API.

The MediaStreaming spec also mentioned several use cases which would
require streaming request data via an API:
- Sending the locally-produced streams to remote peers and receiving
streams from remote peers.
- Sending arbitrary data to remote peers.


- Wenbo
Received on Thursday, 8 December 2011 02:00:18 UTC

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