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Re: [whatwg] Zip archives as first-class citizens

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:33:12 -0400
Message-ID: <521E2648.6080207@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On 8/28/13 11:40 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>> What's the issue with that?  Gecko supports that (with jar:, not zip:),
>> fwiw.
>
> As far as the web platform is considered today, URL objects are just
> that. In Gecko you either have a URL object, or a linked list of URL
> objects.

In Gecko you always have a URL object.

A small number of operations (extracting the origin is the main one) 
need to know about the fact that a URL object may delegate the work to 
some other URL object.

> I'd likewise be interested to hear from other implementers.

Yes, this is the key part.
Received on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 16:33:53 UTC

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