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From Jesse <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] xhr2 shim on Android 2.3 - is it worth the effort? I think I need help on this one.
Date Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:45:59 GMT
There are places where the built in FileReader is overwritten, and does not
function, I had some failing tests that I am going to investigate when I
get time.



On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:

> Jesse - what's broken about it?
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 8:43 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Actually the recent checkins break the existing File API that is already
> > there on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
> > Both of these platforms already support ArrayBuffers, Blobs, Typed
> Arrays,
> > et al ...
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > The goal of the recent ArrayBuffer work is to allow the browser's
> native
> > > ArrayBuffers to be passed through the bridge. It doesn't work on
> Android
> > > 2.3, since that version doesn't support ArrayBuffers.
> > >
> > > The recent Blob work applied to Cordova's File plugin and made it so
> that
> > > it has a slice() method (like the native Blob), and a separate change
> was
> > > made so that if you pass a native Blob to FileReader, it will pass
> > through
> > > to the native FileReader.
> > >
> > > So... Cordova File objects do *not* currently work with xhr2.
> > >
> > > I agree that's it's a pretty overwhelming task, and that it's likely
> not
> > > worth the effort unless users really start asking for it.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 6:50 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hey
> > > >
> > > > I'm starting to look at adding the xhr2 shim for Android 2.3, and
> I've
> > > > come to this conclusion:
> > > >
> > > > 1. This looks like a LOT of work and I'm way over my head
> > > > 2. This depends on a lot of the recent work that was put into Android
> > > > (ArrayBuffer and Blob)
> > > >
> > > > Also, do we know if the new ArrayBuffer and Blob works with Android
> > > > 4.x xhr2? Doesn't Android 4.x already have an ArrayBuffer and Blob
> > > > object for it's webview?
> > > >
> > > > Anyone want to come in and explain this?  This looks pretty
> > overwhelming.
> > > >
> > > > Joe
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > @purplecabbage
> > risingj.com
> >
>



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