Re: Using progress events for other purposes

On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 06:43:18 +0200, Ian Hickson <> wrote:

> On Mon, 19 Oct 2009, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>> OK, I'll work on it to try and get an editor's draft out tomorrow. My
>> rough idea is that you can send an event which has lengthComputable
>> false and totalItems / loadedItems, and IFF they have lengthComputable
>> true then the loaded and total refer to the particular item - (does
>> itemCount start from zero or one?)
> So in a hypothetical system that gives progress for multiple large files
> in a row, you can't have a case where some of the files have unknown
> sizes?

Yes, you can. You also don't necessarily need to get the things in  
sequential order, actually. (At least the way it is in my head - I ahve to  
turn it into words on the web still).




Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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