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Re: Rename “File API” to “FileReader API”?

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 12:09:52 +0100
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <BD457989-80D1-4556-A1C3-2265199961EF@berjon.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
On Nov 10, 2009, at 11:27 , Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2009, at 2:01 AM, Arve Bersvendsen wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:59:23 +0100, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>  
> wrote:
>>> Which is the proper mailing list to follow development of the file
>>> writing API?  I'd like to follow it's security considerations.
>> public-device-apis@w3.org
> At TPAC, I recall that we proposed drawing the line between file  
> reading/writing on the one hand (presumably to go in the current  
> File API spec) and filesystem access (including messing with  
> directories, mountpoints, file renames etc) to be done in the  
> Filesystem API spec. Do we need further discussion to settle what  
> goes in which spec?

No, we agreed that File Reader would keep going on in WebApps because  
there's no reason to move something that's making progress (unless  
Arun wants to move it, he's in both WGs anyway), but that the rest  
would be done in DAP since it's more security sensitive and new (and  
chartered there).

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
Received on Tuesday, 10 November 2009 11:10:28 UTC

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