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From cfjedimaster <>
Subject [GitHub] cordova-plugin-contacts pull request: Do not return absolute path ...
Date Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:32:17 GMT
Github user cfjedimaster commented on the pull request:
    Ah ok - so I misread it then.
    On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 1:27 PM, Abhishek Hingnikar <> wrote:
    > @cfjedimaster <> The platform you tested
    > seems to be android, on windows phone you cannot directly use absolute
    > paths (for obvious reasons).
    > Windows returns a file, get the absolute url out of the file, read it
    > again(also messing up with path is quite hectic on wp) using windows api
    > (which already gave u the file), whereas if we use blob urls they are the
    > de-facto way to read media on filesystem, now the runtime itself manages
    > the reading of the file, the user can store the file if they want.
    > Also a blob url is actually just a uuid, (its not data-url). Its actually
    > smaller than the absolute file path on windows phone. ;-)
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