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[whatwg] Intent of the FileSystem API

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 19:39:04 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=FrjLESnJKGFkcao4VHbO41oU=xtOS7Yv2t+BX@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Eric Uhrhane <ericu at google.com> wrote:

> Our current implementation on Windows uses the standard API calls that
> limit paths to 256 characters long.  If your profile directory is
> deeply nested [e.g. because you have a really long username], code

Worse, the profile directory is deeply nested all by itself--it looks like
the typical location for this data would be something like:

C:\Documents and Settings\Glenn\Local Settings\Application
Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Storage

That's past 100 characters already.

Glenn Maynard
Received on Monday, 28 February 2011 16:39:04 UTC

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