> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anne van Kesteren [mailto:ann...@opera.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2012 12:49 AM
> To: Arun Ranganathan; Feras Moussa
> Cc: Adrian Bateman; public-webapps@w3.org; Ian Hickson
> Subject: Re: [FileAPI] Deterministic release of Blob proposal

> On Wed, 07 Mar 2012 02:12:39 +0100, Feras Moussa <fer...@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> >> xhr.send(blob);
> >> blob.close(); // method name TBD
> >
> > In our implementation, this case would fail. We think this is 
> > reasonable because the need for having a close() method is to allow 
> > deterministic release of the resource.
> Reasonable or not, "would fail" is not something we can put in a standard.  
> What happens exactly? What if a connection is established and data is being 
> transmitted already?
In the case where close was called on a Blob that is being used in a 
pending request, then the request should be canceled. The expected 
result is the same as if abort() was called.

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