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Re: [XHR2] Blobs, names and FormData

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:17:52 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinkQmzjA9uEMvx4TZTPYQF1swbMVQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo <amla70@gmail.com>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
2011/6/29 Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2011 18:34:58 +0200, Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo
> <amla70@gmail.com> wrote:
>> My first simple approach was:
>> formdata.append("elementName", blob, "picture.png");
>> Jonas has suggested instead
>> blobbuilder.getFile("picture.png")
>> I don't mind one way or another, or something else you think it's better.
>> I'm just requesting for a way to specify the filename (specifically the
>> extension is the important part) that will be sent to the server.
> Ah okay. In that case I think what Jonas suggested is fine. For Blob we use
> "blob" and if you do not want that create a File out of a Blob with a name
> of your choosing.

Just a small nit: We would also use "blob" for File objects with an
empty .name property, right?

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 29 June 2011 18:18:48 UTC

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