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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Native URL functionality for files
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:10:15 GMT
Thanks Max!
https://github.com/apache/cordova-ios/pull/6


On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Max Woghiren <maxw@chromium.org> wrote:

> I've sent a pull request that adds a third option to the
> Camera.DestinationType and returns "not supported" errors in the relevant
> methods (for now).
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 3:03 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I like it. I seem to remember we discussed something related, like
> > document:// shortcut to files in the app's Documents folder as well (iOS
> > specific) but nothing came out of it.
> >
> > For those curious, AssetLibrary urls look like
> > this: assets-library://asset/asset.JPG?id=1000000003&ext=JPG
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:21 AM, Max Woghiren <maxw@chromium.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I'm working on implementing chrome apps file system functionality using
> > > Cordova.  I'm focusing on iOS first.
> > >
> > > I'm planning on using AssetsLibrary to prevent having to (1) send
> actual
> > > file data to and from JS unnecessarily and (2) save temporary copies of
> > > files.
> > >
> > > In order to use asset library URLs (and the equivalents on other
> > > platforms), I'd like to add a third Camera DestinationType: NATIVE_URL.
> >  In
> > > iOS, Camera would send back the assets-library URL, which can then be
> > > stored in a FileEntry.
> > >
> > > This type of URL would then be handled wherever necessary.  For
> instance,
> > > uploading an image to a server using FileTransfer would be able do it
> > > directly from the photo library, since it'd be given the assets-library
> > > URL.  File would have a bunch of changes to handle this as well.
> > >
> > > Please let me know if you have any comments, concerns, or things to
> > > consider about add this functionality.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > -Max
> > >
> >
>

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