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Re: [XHR] chunked

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:33:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei9HOxpd+BmOGG6Wz5mMYWKdQv9rZbyHmqpqd+UGroRzrg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Wenbo Zhu <wenboz@google.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 6:23 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>> I do somewhat agree that if we had a full "stream" solution in the
>> form of a Stream primitive and .responseType="stream", then a better
>> solution might be to use that in combination with having chunked
>> delivery on the Stream class instead.
> Was Microsoft going to take a stab at that? I could write something
> like that up in XMLHttpRequest I suppose. Although maybe that would
> require a bunch of coordination with the MediaStream stuff?

I can't speak to anyone else's plans. But it does seem like a proposal
was made quite a long time ago and as I recall it it received
favorable feedback, but so far nothing else has happened.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 27 September 2012 16:34:57 UTC

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