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Re: Lazy Blob

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2012 10:51:12 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+fwS9KxgLsWK5zcLXVh2_6XcFs4E+bj2kKCVYoVnAg3QA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Cc: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>
On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 6:40 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>
>> Why restrict to XHR? How about WebSocket as data source?
>>
> Websockets support array buffers and therefore by extension any blob/file
> object. However as a stream oriented API websockets have no content
> aquisition, negotation, range and transfer semantics unless you prop those
> up by yourself as an application layer protocol.


I'm questioning defining a "LazyBlob" that is solely usable with XHR. It
would be better to have a more generic version IMO.
Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2012 16:52:06 GMT

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