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Re: [FileAPI] Blob protocol version - is this needed?

From: Arun Ranganathan <aranganathan@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 12:34:24 -0800 (PST)
To: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Web Applications Working Group WG (public-webapps@w3.org)" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <27028309-dfeb-423e-91b4-3ed1730e1a0e@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
Greetings Adrian,

Sorry for the delay in responding to this email.  

Strictly speaking, we could remove the Blob Protocol Version (BLV) [1].  It isn't returned in getAllResponseHeaders.  BLV 's purpose was in case the protocol changes, and to differentiate between versions.  But the protocol is internally consumed within the UA.  I can remove it.

--Original Message--

The current spec defines the Blob Protocol Version [1]. Our current implementation
doesn't require a protocol version and the way protocol handlers are defined in
Internet Explorer does require this. I don't know if this is ever exposed in
the web platform. The spec says that this should be returned from XHR in
getAllResponseHeaders [2] but I don't think XHR actually returns this string there.

Please can someone help point me to where this is required? If it isn't
exposed anywhere I think we can remove this section.



[1] http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/#ProtocolName
[2] http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/#ProtocolExamples
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