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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: Changes to File API
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2012 19:55:11 GMT
I like that idea, Simon. Simple to add a method copy from toURL -> toURI,
add a console.log, tag for 1.5, done.

As for updating the error codes - can we shelve that for 1.6?

On 12-02-17 11:52 AM, "Simon MacDonald" <> wrote:

>For the 1.5.0 release can we support <Entry>.toURI() and <Entry>.toURL()?
>We'll mark toURI as deprecated and remove it in 1.6.0 or 1.7.0. What do
>As for the FileError codes. Grrrrr...why did they have to change them.
>Simon Mac Donald
>On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Becky Gibson
>> I was running the mobile-spec after Shaz completed and checked in the
>> 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
>> also been reassigned - although that has not been updated in the
>> implementation.
>> Other than the API name change and FileError code reassignments, I don't
>> see major changes in the specification.  However, this will certainly
>> existing apps and I question making that change.   I realize it has to
>> 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
>> docs and make sure this is well documented.
>> my two cents,
>> -becky

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