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Re: [FileAPI] Length of the opaque string for blob URLs

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 11:38:21 +0000
To: "Arun Ranganathan (aranganathan@mozilla.com)" <aranganathan@mozilla.com>
Cc: "Web Applications Working Group WG (public-webapps@w3.org)" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <F6A9A5E38B6D40B39EC3A3D07B4E9C1E@marcosc.com>


On Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1:03 AM, Adrian Bateman wrote:

> The current spec requires the opaque string in Blob URLs to be at least
> 36 characters in length [1]. Our implementation doesn't currently use a
> UUID and the length of the string is shorter than 36 characters. While
> I have no problem with the recommendation to use UUIDs in the spec,
> since it isn't a MUST I wonder whether the length requirement needs to
> be a MUST. Could we relax this requirement?

Just out of interest, what was the rationale for the minimum of 36 chars?  
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