Closed Bug 655725 Opened 9 years ago Closed 2 years ago

Implement a temporary file mechanism for XHR2 response blob

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(Core :: DOM: Core & HTML, defect)

defect
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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1202006

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(Reporter: emk, Unassigned)

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Do we want Blobs here or disk-backed Files?  We have existing infrastructure for in-memory blobs ...
(In reply to comment #1)
> Do we want Blobs here or disk-backed Files?  We have existing infrastructure
> for in-memory blobs ...
My current patch already uses in-memory blobs as a fallback. This bug is about an improvement of the fallback.
Disk-backed blobs are required to handle huge files such as video media or ISO image.
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2010OctDec/0334.html
If we don't implement disk-backed blobs, we don't have to implement blobs in the first place. In-memory blobs have little advantage over arraybuffers (especially when bug 648997 is fixed).
Yup. I think we should do something better here. Even cooler would be if we for large memory-backed blobs streamed them to disk and morphed the blob into a disk-backed one. Possibly after some timeout allowing the blob to go away completely instead.
baku, wasn't this fixed back in Firefox 52 with bug 1202006 ?
Flags: needinfo?(amarchesini)
Yes. This is fixed.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 2 years ago
Flags: needinfo?(amarchesini)
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1202006
Component: DOM → DOM: Core & HTML
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