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Re: File constructor

From: Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo <amla70@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2012 18:59:58 +0200
Message-ID: <CAH_vUwZ1RzuCWLzQDe19p6YYTi5W3P=YaQw6-VB5L3Qs1RUOcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bronislav Klučka <Bronislav.Klucka@bauglir.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Almost a year ago there was a thread about this issue (ability to set the
filename for a Blob) :

2012/5/11 Bronislav Klučka <Bronislav.Klucka@bauglir.com>

> Hi,
> currently File object cannot be constructed, only Blob can.
> I'm currently implementing XHR blob upload, that blob can either be File
> (selected by user) or programatically created Blob.
> On server side :
> 1/ In case of File, I get file name as part of the file metadata (name,
> size, type, etc)
> 2/ In case of Blob, I cannot specify name and I have to send it as
> additional parameter and ignore name metadata
> sending multiple files/blobs at once can be a mess
> is there a reason, while File cannot be created? It is Blob with has name
> and lastModifyDate .
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/**FileAPI/#file<http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/#file>
> Could there be File constructor, that would work as Blob constructor with
> 3rd parameter specifying the name of the file and lastModifiedDate set to
> creation date
> Brona Klucka
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