RE: A FileSystem API for the web

From: Olli Pettay [] 

> On 10/06/2016 07:21 AM, Feross Aboukhadijeh wrote:
>> The web really needs a proper filesystem to properly compete with 
>> native apps. I'd love to make WebTorrent ( use 
>> the disk instead of in-memory storage, but there's no clear cross-browser solution. So, in the meantime, torrent data is stored in memory and lost when the user navigates to another page.
> Why don't you store the data in IndexedDB? It can store blobs.

Exactly this. All of WebTorrent's requirements in this thread ("use disk not memory") appear to be met by IndexedDB.

Received on Thursday, 6 October 2016 13:50:56 UTC