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Re: Should send() be able to take an ArrayBufferView?

From: Kenneth Russell <kbr@google.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:49:29 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMYvS2dXR3XaUFVQfxADTSgM7VeMbwsY97ZLAFDqnt8rDQvMyw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> On 4/11/2012 2:41 PM, Kenneth Russell wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky@mit.edu>  wrote:
>>>
>>> >  Seems like right now passing a typed array to send() requires a bit of
>>> > extra
>>> >  hoop-jumping to pass the .buffer instead, right?  Is that desirable?
>>
>> It may be convenient to add an overload to send() (presumably on both
>> XHR and WebSocket? Any others?) accepting ArrayBufferView. As pointed
>
>
> It's convenient.
>
> xhr.send(view); // shorthand
> xhr.send(view.buffer.slice(view.byteOffset,
> view.byteOffset+view.byteLength)); // longhand.
>
> Kenneth,
>
> Can we get a voice from MS? They've been supporting typed arrays in IE10 for
> awhile.
> If we're going to have this method, I'd really like to see it in IE10.

I have no control over that -- I believe there are representatives
from Microsoft that monitor this list and hope they will voice an
opinion.

-Ken


> Boris, How do we feature test for support of the shorthand method?
>
>
> -Charles
>
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