[whatwg] File API Streaming Blobs

Simon Heckmann simon at simonheckmann.de
Thu Aug 11 15:00:14 PDT 2011

See below!

Am 11.08.2011 um 23:24 schrieb Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95 at gmail.com>:

> Þann mán  8.ágú 2011 20:31, skrifaði Simon Heckmann:
>> Well, not directly an answer to your question, but the use case I had in mind is the following:
>> A large encrypted video (e.g. HD movie with 2GB) file is stored using the File API, I then want to decrypt this file and start playing with only a minor delay. I do not want to decrypt the entire file before it can be viewed. As long as such as use case gets covered I am fine with everything.
> Has the decryption to happen above the File API?

Well, ist could also be part of the File API, but ist should not be below the File API.

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