RE: [File API] Blob URI creation

2012-08-14 Thread Feras Moussa
: [File API] Blob URI creation On May 30, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote: On your main question, I've had the same thought in the past--a url property on Blob which simply creates a new auto-revoking blob URL.  I didn't bring it up since I'm not sure if creating a URL for a blob

Re: [File API] Blob URI creation

2012-08-14 Thread Glenn Maynard
Please note that there's one other issue outstanding: both microtasks and stable states are very closed, but neither may be what this needs. A separate hook may be needed. https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=16790#c13. On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Feras Moussa

Re: [File API] Blob URI creation

2012-07-11 Thread Arun Ranganathan
On May 30, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote: On your main question, I've had the same thought in the past--a url property on Blob which simply creates a new auto-revoking blob URL. I didn't bring it up since I'm not sure if creating a URL for a blob is actually something you do so

Re: [File API] Blob URI creation

2012-05-31 Thread Harald Alvestrand
Hi - just want to say that I support Rich fully in this comment - createObjectURL is Just Not Right. I came at this through another pathway - creating mocks in Javascript. As it is, createObjectURL can't be mocked because it is a function on Window that is assumed to look at the type of the

Re: [File API] Blob URI creation

2012-05-30 Thread Glenn Maynard
On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Rich Tibbett ri...@opera.com wrote: The first time any resulting Blob URI is dereferenced then user agents would automatically revoke the associated Blob URI, preventing reuse elsewhere. If the web app needed a new Blob URI to use elsewhere they would call

Re: [File API] Blob URI creation

2012-05-30 Thread Rich Tibbett
On May 30, 2012, at 6:55 PM, Glenn Maynard gl...@zewt.org wrote: On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Rich Tibbett ri...@opera.com wrote: The first time any resulting Blob URI is dereferenced then user agents would automatically revoke the associated Blob URI, preventing reuse elsewhere. If

Re: [File API] Blob URI creation

2012-05-30 Thread Glenn Maynard
On your main question, I've had the same thought in the past--a url property on Blob which simply creates a new auto-revoking blob URL. I didn't bring it up since I'm not sure if creating a URL for a blob is actually something you do so often that it's worth having a shortcut. If so, a function