[whatwg] constructing a FileAPI blob for XHR2

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Sun Jul 25 04:58:24 PDT 2010

On 7/25/10 4:44 AM, Toni Ruottu wrote:
> I am hoping that I could, in the future, send arbitrary binary data
> with XHR. The XHR level 2 specification tells me that to send binary
> data I need to do send(blob). Blob is defined in FileAPI which tells
> me how to read data to a blob from the hard disk.

Various other specifications describe other ways of producing Blobs 
(e.g. the Capture API has some ways that don't involve files).  It 
should be pretty straightforward to define some ways to create Blobs 
from in-memory data, if there's nothing out there yet that does so.


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