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Re: createBlobURL

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 12:53:19 +0200
To: "Arun Ranganathan" <arun@mozilla.com>
Cc: "Michael Nordman" <michaeln@google.com>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, 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.vkw9u5v864w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 19 Oct 2010 18:01:52 +0200, Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>  
> Fair point.  It is conceivable that the URL API can evolve to include  
> creation of Blob and Stream URLs using the blob: scheme in constructors,  
> including revocation mechanism for these (yes, programmer/user assisted  
> revocation is necessary).  If and when that happens, we can deprecate  
> these other methods (createObjectURL and revokeObjectURL).

Deprecating does not work. The clutter will remain on the window object  
and we will likely have to support them for eternity. We should use some  
caution here.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 21 October 2010 10:54:04 UTC

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