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From Jesse MacFadyen <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Enlighten me on the point of the FileTransfer API
Date Sat, 23 Jun 2012 01:17:39 GMT
FileTransfer makes lots of sense!
Think binary.

Cheers,
  Jesse


On 2012-06-22, at 5:50 PM, Dave Johnson <dave.c.johnson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yah it's essentially xhr2.
>
> Android < 4 (amongst others) doesn't have xhr2 tho.
>
> On Friday, June 22, 2012, Gord Tanner wrote:
>
>> Looking at:
>> http://docs.phonegap.com/en/1.8.1/cordova_file_file.md.html#FileTransfer
>>
>> I am wondering why we need to go to native for this API and what the use
>> case is for it?
>>
>> Why wouldn't we just end up routing these calls to an XHR form post in the
>> browser? (and XHR for download).
>>
>> Gord
>>

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