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Re: [whatwg] BinaryEncoding for Typed Arrays using window.btoa and window.atob

From: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:28:45 +0100
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On Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:39:22 +0100, Chang Shu <cshu01@gmail.com> wrote:

> I see your point now, Simon. Technically both approaches should work.
> As you said, yours has the limitation that the implementation does not
> know which view to return unless you provide an enum type of parameter
> instead of boolean to atob.

In that case it'd be better to return ArrayBuffer, so the user can wrap it
in any type they want (including DataView).

-- 
regards, Kornel
Received on Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:29:18 UTC

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