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Re: File modification

From: Kyle Huey <me@kylehuey.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:58:53 +0100
Message-ID: <CAP045AozgK1xjNKny2DsjpJmsuGLNo8GEtb+H0PLDCMgMmA46A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Charles Pritchard <chuck@visc.us>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, Eric U <ericu@google.com>
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:

> FYI, I don't think this is clear for File from the spec.  It's even more
> important if File objects are stored in History or IndexedDB; that it
> should be a *shallow* copy, with enough information stored to invalidate it
> if the underlying file changes, doesn't seem to be specified.  (As far as I
> know, nobody implements that yet; being able to eg. retain open files in
> History states would be extremely useful.
>
Gecko nightlies are capable of storing File objects in IndexedDB,  We are
doing "deep" copies (what is retrieved from the database is always a copy
of the file as it was when it was placed in the database).

- Kyle
Received on Thursday, 12 January 2012 19:17:45 GMT

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