Re: XHR responseArrayBuffer attribute: suggestion to replace "asBlob" with "responseType"

On Wed, 27 Oct 2010 02:43:58 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:
> On 10/26/10 5:27 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Boris, do you see value in the asBlob / responseBlob proposal currently
>> in the draft?
> The idea there being that you don't have to have the data in memory at  
> all unless the page explicitly asks for it, and then giving the page the  
> option of only mapping some of the data into memory?
> I think that's a good idea, yes.
> What I'm not quite sure about is why it needs to be a state flag which  
> makes it an open-time all-or-nothing decision, other than implementor  
> convenience....

Okay, so even for responseBlob you think it should be the implementor  
handling the complexity. I tend to agree with you and am glad you joined  
the discussion.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Wednesday, 27 October 2010 09:55:20 UTC