[whatwg] ArrayBuffer and ByteArray questions

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Sep 8 00:13:20 PDT 2010

On Wed, 08 Sep 2010 01:09:13 +0200, Jian Li <jianli at chromium.org> wrote:
> Several specs, like File API and WebGL, use ArrayBuffer, while other  
> spec, like XMLHttpRequest Level 2, use ByteArray. Should we change to  
> use the same name all across our specs? Since we define ArrayBuffer in  
> the Typed Arrays spec (
> https://cvs.khronos.org/svn/repos/registry/trunk/public/webgl/doc/spec/TypedArray-spec.html),
> should we favor ArrayBuffer?
> In addition, can we consider adding ArrayBuffer support to BlobBuilder,
> FormData, and XMLHttpRequest.send()?

So TC39 is going to leave this thing alone? I.e. are we sure ArrayBuffer  
is the way of the future?

Anne van Kesteren

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