[webkit-dev] Blob will support ArrayBufferView instead of ArrayBuffer for Constructor Parameters
kinuko at chromium.org
Wed Mar 20 10:24:33 PDT 2013
I haven't been closely following the thread on public-webapps, but looks
like ArrayBuffer is back again:
It was certainly not there in spec 20120712:
But added back when it's updated to take sequence<>
Currently it still works on WebKit but we show a deprecation warning on
console. Should we remove the warning?
On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Yin, Li <li.yin at intel.com> wrote:
> Okay, I updated the patch, currently, it supports both of ArrayBuffer and
> And I have filed a new bug about removing support of ArrayBuffer.
> Thanks for your good comments.
> Li Yin
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kenneth Russell [mailto:kbr at google.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 5:21 AM
> To: Takashi Toyoshima
> Cc: Yin, Li; webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
> Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Blob will support ArrayBufferView instead of
> ArrayBuffer for Constructor Parameters
> I think that WebKit should continue to support the old constructor for a
> brief period of time, but warn about its use. I've commented on the patch
> indicating this.
> Li Yin, if you implement this, please file a follow-on bug about removing
> support for the old constructor. The new bug should depend on the old, and
> it would be nice if you would own the follow-on bug.
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 7:33 AM, Takashi Toyoshima <toyoshim at google.com>
> > Hi,
> > The same change will happen in XHR and WebSocket.
> > I suggest to keep on holding ArrayBuffer interface in the WebSocket
> > API spec at the thread
> > https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17263
> > From the discussion, IE seems to continue supporting ArrayBuffer at
> > least for WebSocket.
> > So, I think WebKit also should continue to support it in addition to
> > ArrayBufferView.
> > Thanks,
> > On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 9:32 PM, Yin, Li <li.yin at intel.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> From FileAPI Spec:
> >> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/#dfn-Blob
> >> Blob should support ArrayBufferView instead of ArrayBuffer for
> >> Constructor Parameters.
> >> There is a bug in WebKit to track this issue.
> >> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88294
> >> I have submitted patch to do that already.
> >> Any comments are appreciated.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Li Yin
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