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Re: ArrayBuffer and ByteArray questions

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2010 09:13:20 +0200
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org, "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Jian Li" <jianli@chromium.org>
Message-ID: <op.vipc0ipu64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Wed, 08 Sep 2010 01:09:13 +0200, Jian Li <jianli@chromium.org> wrote:
> 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()?

So TC39 is going to leave this thing alone? I.e. are we sure ArrayBuffer  
is the way of the future?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 8 September 2010 07:13:54 UTC

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