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Re: Data API: what is agreed, what is open

From: Stefan Hakansson LK <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:42:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4F39051D.9020005@ericsson.com>
To: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>
CC: Cullen Jennings <fluffy@iii.ca>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 02/12/2012 11:32 AM, Michael Tuexen wrote:
>
> On Feb 11, 2012, at 12:57 AM, Cullen Jennings wrote:
>
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>> On Feb 7, 2012, at 10:10 AM, Stefan Hakansson LK wrote:
>>

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>>> * The API should initially enable sending and receiving
>>> DOMString, Blob and ArrayBuffer data
>>
>> Like to know more but suspect I won't care
> I would be interested if the sending and receiving of user messages
> needs to be atomic. In particular for large messages (I think someone
> said that messages in the order of 100MB needs to be supported). This
> might require some buffering inside the JS layer.

I think we must assume that they can be really large. A blob (as defined 
by the W3C File API has a size property; it is an "unsigned long long". 
According to the WebIDL this is up to 18446744073709551615 bytes 
(<http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-WebIDL-20120207/#idl-unsigned-long-long>).
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