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From Becky Gibson <gibson.be...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Changes to File API
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2012 19:52:02 GMT
Yes, it isn't a huge change but could be a gotcha for many folks. Also, the
new toURL() API no longer takes the mimetype parameter.  So we need to
modify the entry.js one way or another.

-b


On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

> Yeah I made the change in cordova-js to the new API as I was going over
> our File API implementation with a magnifying glass and make sure it was
> doing the right things.
>
> I'm ambivalent either way, really.
>
> On 12-02-17 11:36 AM, "Becky Gibson" <gibson.becky@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >I was running the mobile-spec after Shaz completed and checked in the iOS
> >name change (THANKS, Shaz!) and found that several file tests fail. The
> >issue is the name change of the <Entry>.toURI() api to <Entry>.toURL().
> >Checking on the W3C File API: Directories and Systems spec. this API was
> >indeed renamed from the October, 2010, version of the spec that we
> >implemented to the April and May, 2011 versions.   The FileError codes
> >have
> >also been reassigned - although that has not been updated in the
> >unified-js
> >implementation.
> >
> >Other than the API name change and FileError code reassignments, I don't
> >see major changes in the specification.  However, this will certainly
> >break
> >existing apps and I question making that change.   I realize it has to be
> >made sooner or later, but it might be best to wait for the api to be
> >finalized.   If we are going to make this api change, then we should
> >probably also make the FileError changes to be consistent.  And update the
> >docs and make sure this is well documented.
> >
> >my two cents,
> >-becky
>
>

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