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Re: [XHR2] why have an asBlob attribute at all?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 15:07:57 +0200
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "David Flanagan" <david@davidflanagan.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vlb9fjts64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Fri, 29 Oct 2010 13:08:07 +0200, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
> Brainstorming here. We could choose to always expose resonseArrayBuffer  
> and keep it together with responseText and responseXML. And for  
> applications that are worried about memory usage or care about very  
> large files we could have BlobXMLHttpRequest similar to  
> AnonXMLHttpRequest. We'd abstract some things out from XMLHttpRequest so  
> BlobXMLHttpRequest does not have the other response* members and so that  
> AnonXMLHttpRequest does not need withCredentials and the fourth and  
> fifth parameter to open().

Nevermind, then we'd need AnonBlobXMLHttpRequest too for completeness. Not  
so great.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 29 October 2010 13:08:39 UTC

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