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Re: [XHR] chunked requests

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 14:16:37 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei-r105f-3W5cUzQ68ijsMrCzJsWsRfOVdw-5TzPAGtGAA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Wenbo Zhu <wenboz@google.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
I think Microsoft's stream proposal would address this use case.

/ Jonas

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 5:59 PM, Wenbo Zhu <wenboz@google.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/video-conferencing-and-peer-to-peer-communication.html
>
> - Wenbo
Received on Thursday, 8 December 2011 22:17:38 GMT

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