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Re: [FileAPI] Remove readAsBinaryString?

From: Arun Ranganathan <aranganathan@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 03:16:39 -0800 (PST)
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, Feras Moussa <ferasm@microsoft.com>, "Web Applications Working Group WG (public-webapps@w3.org)" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <493990954.81293.1324034199518.JavaMail.root@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
----- Original Message -----
> Wouldn't mind a more managed log of API shifts. Any ideas for a very
> simple deprecation journal?

I'd be a fan of this.  To date, the only thing I've deprecated (and will eventually remove) is readAsBinaryString.

> On topic: anyone using readAsBinaryString ought to be testing for
> Typed Arrays first. Take it out of the spec. Consider placing it
> somewhere else for those times when a quick web search helps.

Fair point.  I have no data on how many pages will actually break as a result of removing it from implementations, but my gut feel is very few.

-- A*
Received on Friday, 16 December 2011 11:17:06 UTC

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