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RE: Question about HTML Media Capture specification

From: Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 09:40:36 -0400
To: Vivek Khurana <hiddenharmony@gmail.com>
CC: Kyle Huey <me@kylehuey.com>, "js45.yang@samsung.com" <js45.yang@samsung.com>, "Ilkka.Oksanen@nokia.com" <Ilkka.Oksanen@nokia.com>, "dom@w3.org" <dom@w3.org>, "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>, 정상욱 <sangwook@samsung.com>, 이원석 <wonsuk11.lee@samsung.com>, 김규영 <gyuyoung.kim@samsung.com>
Message-ID: <6A252AE18765C3468EF06946F24F0B571FFC28910A@XCH102CNC.rim.net>
Vivek:
>  What I was thinking of allowing a 'value' attribute to file input
> similar to one in submit type input. The text set to value' attribute
> is what is displayed, in place of 'Browse'. But I am not fully sure if
> this suggestion is in scope of this working group.

It's definitely outside the scope of the specification you were poking.

It's also probably a bad idea to support it. It reduces the ability of User Agents to adapt to their users and environments. I'm told that Fennec is likely to implement something along the lines that I was describing; being forced to show extra text in a button would only hinder this.

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