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Re: Lazy Blob

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 10:37:30 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+eVxOckBWnikp5RTahpcYidQ96+u3=0nvEckHK-4aYg8Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>
On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 5:58 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>> All WS usage requires a particular (application specific) implementation
>> on the server, does it not? Notwithstanding that fact, such usage will fall
>> into certain messaging patterns. I happened to give an example of two
>> possible message patterns and showed how the proposal under discussion
>> could address those patterns. It is not necessary to marry my proposal to a
>> specific sub-protocol on WS in order to provide useful functionality that
>> can be exploited by applications that use those functions.
> If you wish to introduce a particular browser supported semantic for which
> a specific implementation on the server is required, then people should be
> able to consult a standard that tells them how they have to provide this
> implementation. Therefore it is quite necessary to marry your desire to
> extend remote blobs  to WS to a protocol, otherwise you'll have a browser
> implemented protocol that nobody knows how to implement.

I am not proposing a "particular browser supported semantic" for a
"specific implementation on the server". I have suggested, by way of
example, two particular patterns be supported independently of any such
implementation. I did not restrict the results to just those patterns in
case someone wishes to generalize. That is little different from the
proposed or implied XHR patterns being discussed.
Received on Thursday, 2 August 2012 16:38:18 UTC

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