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From Andrew Grieve <agri...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Writing binary data to disk
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:46:51 GMT
How doesn't it fit with the spec?

FileWriter.write(blob);


On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 7:02 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
>
> I was going through the unassigned jira issues, and came across
> CB-2406<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-2406>
>  ((https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-2406), which requests a method
> to write binary data to disk. Before commenting to the user on the issue, I
> thought I'd get some feedback from you guys.
>
> My feeling is that while there might be a use case or two, specifying a
> binary write mode doesn't fit in with the W3C FileWriter
> api<http://www.w3.org/TR/file-writer-api/#idl-def-FileWriter>,
> and shouldn't be a change to the File API of cordova. As such, the issue
> should probably be closed.
>
> The way in which the user would/should accomplish this kind of
> functionality would be to create a very simple plugin which takes a hex
> string and uses the native file writer api to open in binary mode.
>
> Before commenting to the user on the issue, I thought I'd get some feedback
> from you guys.
>
>
> - Lorin
>

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