On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 8:53 PM, MartinBosslet (Martin Bosslet)
<Martin.Bosslet / googlemail.com> wrote:
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> Issue #6361 has been updated by MartinBosslet (Martin Bosslet).
>
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> nobu (Nobuyoshi Nakada) wrote:
>> Then what kind of methods should Blob have?
>>
>> And does it need to be built-in?
>
> A real advantage of having it built-in could be
> that this gives us the chance to fix #5741 at
> the same time. I could imagine that we have two
> kinds of "byte array" classes - one, mutable,
> that shares COW semantics and all the other
> optimizations with String, but with no notion of
> encoding and a yet-to-be-defined interface.
>
> And then a second class, which is basically the
> immutable version of the first one. By sharing
> only a reference we could ensure that the content
> would not be proliferated and we could securely
> erase its contents after use.

I don't dislike a bult-in idea. But you haven't show a detailed spec
and I don't think I clearly understand your idea. Can you spend a
few time for writing a spec? (probably rough a few line explanation
is enough)