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Re: [FileAPI] Blob.URN?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:22:32 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f1003300022x5ea54492r36945d1b730fa859@mail.gmail.com>
To: Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org>
Cc: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org> wrote:
> Apologies if this has been discussed before, but I'm curious why URN is not
> a property of Blob.  It seems like it would be useful to be able to load a
> slice of a File.  For example, this could be used by an application to fetch
> all of its subresources out of a single file.

IIRC originally it was placed on File since Blobs do not have a
content type. However I think there is general agreement that it
should be moved to Blob.

However it would be great to be able to assign a content type to a
Blob. Possibly slice() could take a optional argument.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 07:23:19 UTC

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