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Re: HTML 5.1 MediaProvider and File objects

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2015 00:23:43 +0200
Message-ID: <CAMQvoCnza3DDAionaMWjm3rSFx4xHJLQutWXWtB6J5jq9u8XtA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matt Wolenetz <wolenetz@google.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>, David Dorwin <ddorwin@google.com>
File inherits from Blob, so from the point of view of the IDL MediaProvider
can be a File, and an explicit "Blob or File" would presumably violate Web
IDL in some way. I'm not sure why File is called out explicitly in the
definition of "media provider object", but doing so seems harmless.

On Wed, Jul 1, 2015 at 8:17 PM, Matt Wolenetz <wolenetz@google.com> wrote:

> Comparing [1] to the MediaProvider IDL in that spec, the text description
> in the spec describes a MediaProvider as one of multiple object types,
> including File objects, but the MediaProvider IDL makes no mention of File
> objects:
> "typedef (MediaStream or MediaSource or Blob) MediaProvider;"
> This seems like it is a bug. Is this a known issue?
> Thanks (especially to ddorwin@ for pointing this out to me),
> Matt
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/single-page.html#media-provider-object
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