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Re: [FileAPI] createObjectURL isReusable proposal

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:58:17 -0800
Message-ID: <4EE94629.5030806@jumis.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "Web Applications Working Group WG (public-webapps@w3.org)" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Feras Moussa <ferasm@microsoft.com>
On 12/14/2011 4:55 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Dec 2011, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>> The problem isn't the cost of the URL mapping, it's the cost of keeping
>> the backing Blob around.  If you drag around Google Maps for a long
>> time, and it used object URLs to load its tile images, it'd be very bad
>> if the browser had to keep every tile graphic around for the lifetime of
>> the page.
> Browsers do keep them around for the lifetime of the page, in their HTTP
> cache.

I doubt that. I can't even get stable results for   scrip.src = '#' or 
new Worker('#'); Sometimes it fetches, sometimes it's cached.
Received on Thursday, 15 December 2011 01:05:24 UTC

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