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Re: [FileAPI] Deterministic release of Blob proposal

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:48:45 +0100
To: "Arun Ranganathan" <aranganathan@mozilla.com>, "Feras Moussa" <ferasm@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Adrian Bateman" <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Message-ID: <op.waslfjce64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Wed, 07 Mar 2012 02:12:39 +0100, Feras Moussa <ferasm@microsoft.com>  
wrote:
>> xhr.send(blob);
>> blob.close(); // method name TBD
>
> In our implementation, this case would fail. We think this is reasonable  
> because the
> need for having a close() method is to allow deterministic release of  
> the resource.

Reasonable or not, "would fail" is not something we can put in a standard.  
What happens exactly? What if a connection is established and data is  
being transmitted already?


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Anne van Kesteren
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