[webkit-dev] XHR responseArrayBuffer attribute

Eric Uhrhane ericu at chromium.org
Fri Sep 24 17:16:52 PDT 2010

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org> wrote:
> 24.09.2010, в 16:37, Chris Rogers написал(а):
>> I was interested to know if anybody was planning on implementing that attribute soon.  If not, I would like to add this myself.
> The key problem to solve is how to not double the memory use of the XMLHttpRequest object, while not making responseText and responseXML slow.
> See also: <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=40954>. Do we need both responseBody and responseArrayBuffer?

responseBody is the name in the XHR2 spec as of right now, but the
discussion at http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2010JulSep/1019.html
suggests that it will end up as responseArrayBuffer, so we probably
only need the latter.


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