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Re: Lazy Blob

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:33:42 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+feRrOcScfRURdfrhZ_f249vQbPLkWgVQLVH8a=qSjySQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>
On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 1:31 PM, Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>
>> I'll leave the translation of "IM protocol" to "user facing use case" as
>> homework for the reader. It is trivial. My intent is to show a use case
>> where one would use a persistent connection and a series of send/response
>> messages that easily maps to WS. Instant Messaging is such a use case.
>>
> What is it exactly that requires you to use a remote blob with type blob
> in the browser over a WS you cannot achieve with a WS and array buffers?
>

The same reason that a remote blob would be useful with XHR.
Received on Monday, 6 August 2012 19:34:30 GMT

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