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Re: Should send() be able to take an ArrayBufferView?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:16:14 -0400
Message-ID: <4F85E68E.5010703@mit.edu>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 4/11/12 4:06 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> It's a bit worse than that, actually: if you want to send only part of a
> buffer, you have to create a whole new ArrayBuffer and copy the data
> over.  If you just pass "view.buffer", you'll send the *whole*
> underlying buffer, not just the slice represented by the view.

Oh, that's just broken.

That argues for the removal of the ArrayBuffer overload, indeed, and 
just leaving the ArrayBufferView version.

Received on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:16:44 UTC

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