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From "Wargo, John" <>
Subject RE: Updating FileTransfer
Date Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:12:19 GMT

Nope to which part of his question? I thought the File API was an implementation  of the W3C
File API?  Even the File API docs page begins with:

"An API to read, write and navigate file system hierarchies, based on the w3c file api."

John M. Wargo
Twitter: @johnwargo

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Brian LeRoux
Sent: Monday, November 18, 2013 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: Updating FileTransfer

Answers inline.

> Does FileTransfer implement any published standard, or is it our own API?
> Nope.

> Does it make sense for FileTransfer to continue to use raw FileSystem paths
> (and *not* go through File at all?) given that the File API will soon be
> returning only relative paths and filesystem:// URLs.
> Consistent w/ URL scheme makes sense to me but I'll let others chime in
how this will break everything and our users will hate us. But remember:
plugins are versioned!

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