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Re: [FileAPI] createObjectURL isReusable proposal

From: Bronislav Klučka <Bronislav.Klucka@bauglir.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:35:36 +0100
Message-ID: <4F3A6328.3070509@bauglir.com>
To: public-webapps@w3.org


On 14.2.2012 5:56, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Ian Hickson<ian@hixie.ch>  wrote:
>> On Thu, 2 Feb 2012, Arun Ranganathan wrote:
>>> 2. Could we modify things so that img.src = blob is a reality? Mainly,
>>> if we modify things for the *most common* use case, that could be useful
>>> in mitigating some of our fears. Hixie, is this possible?
>> Anything's possible, but I think the pain here would far outweigh the
>> benefits. There would be some really hard questions to answer, too (e.g.
>> what would innerHTML return? If you copied such an image from a
>> contentEditable section and pasted it lower down the same section, would
>> it still have the image?).
> We could define that it returns an empty src attribute, which would
> break the copy/paste example. That's the same behavior you'd get with
> someone revoking the URL upon load anyway.
>
> / Jonas
>

The point of reusable Blob URL is the compatibility with regular URL, 
not having reusable URL would create unpleasant dichotomy in data 
manipulating...

Brona
Received on Tuesday, 14 February 2012 13:36:02 GMT

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