[whatwg] canvas, img, file api and blobs

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Tue Feb 16 01:23:09 PST 2010

On Tue, 16 Feb 2010 10:15:03 +0100, Stef Epardaud <stef at epardaud.fr> wrote:
> I am not sure I like this "as well" ;) In my case I need to extract
> binary data from a canvas, modify this binary data, then send it using
> XmlHttpRequest (which only accepts a File or Blob IIRC), so this binary
> type has to be accepted by XmlHttpRequest as well, for sending.

It is XMLHttpRequest and being the editor and all I can assure you it will  
be modified the moment ECMA (or someone) gives us binary data in  
ECMAScript. I've been wanting to add that as both a sending and receiving  
type since before I started working on XMLHttpRequest Level 2.

Anne van Kesteren

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