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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: File API extension
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 22:06:11 GMT
Ok this is implemented. Although I don't know if I can include any
setMetadata tests in mobile-spec since it is highly iOS specific right
now (besides checking for the existence of the function)

On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Patrick Mueller <pmuellr@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM, Shazron Abdullah <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> this was pseudocode :) I like not mapping names - will be SO much
>> easier definitely, we can leave it up to the user, but this will open
>> up more than the iCloud attribute to be set, but if they want to play
>> with fire...
>>
>
> Yes, opening up to more than the iCloud attribute is something to think
> about, and using the actual name would make this a little more
> future-friendly, I think.
>
> OTOH, we have to map the value they send to a C value [1], so we really
> CAN'T leave it open ended, unless maybe it turns out that in practice the
> only values ever used are uint32's or some such.
>
> [1]
> http://developer.apple.com/library/ios/#DOCUMENTATION/System/Conceptual/ManPages_iPhoneOS/man2/setxattr.2.html
>
>
> --
> Patrick Mueller
> http://muellerware.org

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