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RE: [XHR] chunked

From: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:00:02 +0000
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: Wenbo Zhu <wenboz@google.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9768D477C67135458BF978A45BCF9B383847B708@TK5EX14MBXW602.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
> From: Jonas Sicking [mailto:jonas@sicking.cc]
> 
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 6:23 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> >> I do somewhat agree that if we had a full "stream" solution in the
> >> form of a Stream primitive and .responseType="stream", then a better
> >> solution might be to use that in combination with having chunked
> >> delivery on the Stream class instead.
> >
> > Was Microsoft going to take a stab at that? I could write something
> > like that up in XMLHttpRequest I suppose. Although maybe that would
> > require a bunch of coordination with the MediaStream stuff?
> 
> I can't speak to anyone else's plans. But it does seem like a proposal
> was made quite a long time ago and as I recall it it received
> favorable feedback, but so far nothing else has happened.

It hasn't been updated in a while, but we're still keen on seeing it move forward AFAIK:
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/streams-api/raw-file/tip/Overview.htm
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