[whatwg] File API Streaming Blobs
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jun 14 16:59:27 PDT 2011
On Mon, 21 Mar 2011, Simon Heckmann wrote:
> I found this thread
> 3.html>) in the archive of this mailing list, but I could not determine
> if any decision was made whether this should be implemented or not. I am
> interested in this, because I came up with a scenario which would
> benefit from Streaming Blobs:
> I use the File API to locally store larger video files on the users hard
> drive. For security purposes I encrypted them with AES and use a
> productive application bur more of a prototype. However, I experienced
> want the user to wait until the full video is decrypted/manipulated.
> Therefore I would vote for a way to append data to a Blob and the
> ObjectURL reflects these modifications. Maybe something like
> createStreamableObjectURL could be used for differentiation?
> Just wanted to express my thoughts because I think the whole File API is
> a great idea!
I recommend forwarding your suggestion to the W3C public-webapps at w3.org
mailing list, which is where discussion of the File API specs more usually
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