[whatwg] BinaryEncoding for Typed Arrays using window.btoa and window.atob

Glenn Maynard glenn at zewt.org
Wed Aug 7 15:02:07 PDT 2013

On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 4:21 PM, Chang Shu <cshu01 at gmail.com> wrote:

> If we plan to enhance the Encoding spec, I personally prefer a new pair of

BinaryDecoder/BinaryEncoder, which will be less confusing than reusing
> TextDecoder/TextEncoder.

I disagree with the idea of adding a new method for something that behaves
exactly like something we already have, just to give it a different name.

(It may not be too late to rename those functions, if nobody has
implemented them yet, but I'm not convinced it's much of a problem.)

Glenn Maynard

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