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Re: Polished FileSystem API proposal

From: Janusz Majnert <jmajnert@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:40:06 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOeF0ex5P6FPm2TWq1UcrZMGa65w2mD3Es0PuEBjO7aD61DYxg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "piranna@gmail.com" <piranna@gmail.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, public-webapps@w3.org, Jan Varga <jan.varga@gmail.com>
2013/7/22 piranna@gmail.com <piranna@gmail.com>:
>> Adding something like inotify would also enable use cases like having
>> a worker synchronize a filesystem to a server. Other parts of the
>> application could simply access the filesystem directly and do
>> whatever modifications it wants. Those notifications will
>> automatically be noticed and synchronized to the server by the worker.
> Hell yes!!! +1000 to add an interface to inotify!!!! :-D
I'm concerned that you're taking this API too far. What's next -
mmaping a file to a byte array?
It was supposed to be simple, sandboxed API for storing data in
file-like structures - let's maybe get this thing working first?

/Janusz Majnert
Received on Monday, 22 July 2013 22:40:33 UTC

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