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Re: ArrayBuffer and ByteArray questions

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2010 00:19:17 +0100
Message-ID: <4C86C875.90502@webr3.org>
To: Jian Li <jianli@chromium.org>
CC: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Jian Li wrote:
> Hi,
> Several specs, like File API and WebGL, use ArrayBuffer, while other spec,
> like XMLHttpRequest Level 2, use ByteArray. Should we change to use the same
> name all across our specs? Since we define ArrayBuffer in the Typed Arrays
> spec (
> https://cvs.khronos.org/svn/repos/registry/trunk/public/webgl/doc/spec/TypedArray-spec.html),
> should we favor ArrayBuffer?
> In addition, can we consider adding ArrayBuffer support to BlobBuilder,
> FormData, and XMLHttpRequest.send()?

which reminds me, I meant to ask if the aforementioned TypedArray spec 
should be brought in to webapps / w3c land? seems to complement the 
other base types used in webidl etc rather well + my gut reaction was 
why isn't this standardized within w3c?


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