As some of you may know :till and :baku have been working hard to implement
ReadableStream support. Till landed the js bits in bug 1272697:
Andrea has been working on the DOM integration with Fetch API in bug
This second bug is now on inbound and looks like its going to stick (famous
last words...). Hopefully it will be in trunk tomorrow and in Saturday's
Please note that streams will be disabled by default for now. There are a
few more issues to address before we can enable it by default.
If you would like to test Response.body please enable these two prefs:
Please test and file any bugs you might find. I've done some local testing
on a few sites I'm aware of that use streams and so far I have not found
any functional problems.
Many thanks to Till and Andrea for their hard work on streams!