Has there been any discussions around standardizing socket or file io usage?

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at mit.edu
Fri Jun 17 10:13:15 UTC 2016


On 6/17/16 10:35 AM, David Bruant wrote:
> Specifically, even if there was a standard why would Node or browser
> makers implement it given they already have an API for the job and lots
> of code is already written on top of these APIs?

The other issue, of course, is that Node and browsers have very 
different security models, which has a significant impact on how a 
feature like this would be exposed.  The ideal API for one security 
model may not match the ideal API for the another one...

-Boris


More information about the es-discuss mailing list