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Re: New filesystem/directory API proposal

From: Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 20:02:20 -0800
Message-ID: <44b058fe1002012002u575a077bled46675d41615462@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 1:59 AM, Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 23:49:36 +0100, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com> wrote:
>
>> OK, so what you'd want would be to have an Entry that was a zip file
>> [or other archive type], but you could look inside it as if it were a
>> directory?
>
> Yes. Opera's implementation supports treating zip files as (read-only)
> directories.

OK, that shouldn't be hard.

>>  You're not asking for the ability to zip or unzip an
>> archive using a built-in command?  Let me think about how to do this
>> cleanly.
>
> I would expect zipping and unzipping to be a different spec, as to not bloat
> this spec needlessly.

Good plan.
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