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Re: createBlobURL

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 10:24:57 +0200
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Arun Ranganathan" <arun@mozilla.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Arthur Barstow" <art.barstow@nokia.com>, "Adam Barth" <abarth@gmail.com>, "Darin Fisher" <darin@google.com>
Message-ID: <op.vktdnvgt64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 20:15:53 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> Without revoking the UA has to keep around the URL-string -> resource
> mapping for the lifetime of the page. Which in the world of web apps
> can be a very long time. Even worse, in the case of dynamically
> created blobs (blobbuilder, canvas.toFile/toBlob/getAsFile whatever
> we'll call it), the resource has to stay around at least on the users
> file system for the lifetime of the page.

So we are moving the responsibility to do things right to authors? Oh joy.  
Though I suppose it might just work for the most complex of applications,  
where they measure things such as memory usage, etc.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 19 October 2010 08:25:46 UTC

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