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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Updating FileTransfer
Date Fri, 22 Nov 2013 22:02:26 GMT
Ya FileTransfer not a spec and this is mostly solved now by XHR2 which our
File implementation predates. (Also why we split it out.)


On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 12:16 PM, Ian Clelland <iclelland@chromium.org>wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 3:12 PM, Wargo, John <john.wargo@sap.com> wrote:
>
> > Brian,
> >
> > 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:
> >
>
> The question was about FIleTransfer, not File -- and I think that the nope
> was to the published spec side of the disjunction. (But I'll let Brian
> clarify if I'm wrong)
>
> As far as I can tell, there isn't a FileTransfer.upload /
> FileTransfer.download API anywhere else that's quite like the Cordova API.
>
> Ian
>
>
> >
> > "An API to read, write and navigate file system hierarchies, based on the
> > w3c file api."
> >
> > John M. Wargo
> > Twitter: @johnwargo
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: brian.leroux@gmail.com [mailto:brian.leroux@gmail.com] On Behalf
> Of
> > Brian LeRoux
> > Sent: Monday, November 18, 2013 5:11 PM
> > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > 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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