[whatwg] Canvas - toTempURL - A dangerous proposal - Summary

Rob Kroeger rjkroege at liqui.org
Fri Jun 5 04:44:24 PDT 2009

Simple question below:

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> > ...

> My response, while we await such an API, is to perhaps introduce a new
> > mime output for toDataURL, one which for now will be implementation
> > dependent, but may hopefully grow to see more use.
> It seems that inventing one API instead of another better one is a weird
> way of going around things. If we have the time to invent this API, why
> not just invent the File API?
> In fact, Arun is doing the File API this week.

Just to be sure, is this:
http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileUpload/publish/FileUpload.html the File
API that you are referring to? Are discussions around this specification
appropriate for the whatwg list?


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Rob Kroeger
rjkroege at liqui.org
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