Re: [FileAPI] Blob.URN?

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 12:22 AM, Jonas Sicking <> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Darin Fisher <> 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.
Adding an optional parameter to slice() sounds attractive indeed.

BlobBuilder [1] should probably also have such an optional argument.



Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 21:57:36 UTC