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[Bug 19594] remove "BLOB" from url usage for createObjectURL()

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Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:48:26 +0000
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--- Comment #8 from Arun <arun@mozilla.com> ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> I'm worried about shipping applications that would break it, but I don't
> know of any concrete examples.
> I'm not enthusiastic enough about this change to volunteer Firefox to be the
> first browser to try to change. If another browser vendor wants to try the
> compatibility experiment, that's fine.

Well, the spec shouldn't coerce implementations to do things they are reluctant
to do :(  One of the reasons we put in autoRevoke=true by default was to
minimize leaked strings (Blob URLs that persisted past their use), and to
minimize forcing developers to couple a create* call with a revoke* call.  Do
you think that's needlessly cautious?

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