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[xhr] responseType for sync requests in window context

From: Jarred Nicholls <jarred@webkit.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 01:02:23 -0500
Message-Id: <CFB4CEBF-D14D-43D5-8640-E547D21D5DB9@webkit.org>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, olli@pettay.fi
To: Web WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Got some reports of broken C/C++ => JS compilers that relied on sync XHR to load resources into an ArrayBuffer (simulating fopen), e.g. Mandreel and Enscripten.

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=716765
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=72154#c43

Is there additional scoping of the restriction we should consider?  Thoughts?

Jarred
Received on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 06:02:54 GMT

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