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[Bug 23369] Provide hooks for Typed Arrays (ArrayBuffer and friends)

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Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:24:43 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23369

--- Comment #27 from Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com> ---
(In reply to Domenic Denicola from comment #26)
> Furthermore, it's worth pointing out that if browsers would get around to
> implementing copy-on-write for array buffers, then the copying behavior
> would be free in the usual case (where the JS programmer does not mutate the
> array buffer after giving it to web crypto). I have heard implementers say
> COW is hard and not likely to get done any time soon, but I haven't heard
> them say that it's impossible or incompatible with the design of typed
> arrays.


http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webcrypto/2013Oct/0043.html

"It would not be practical to implement copy-on-write for array buffers"

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