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Re: File Upload Status ?

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 19:30:13 -0700
Message-ID: <c9e12660808111930i511780c8h4d3db7e67d98907b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Sam Weinig" <weinig@apple.com>
Cc: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 7:18 PM, Sam Weinig <weinig@apple.com> wrote:
> Just a few weeks ago
> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2008JulSep/0186.html) I
> proposed a stripped down version of the File Upload spec (thinking it
> defunct) that matched Mozilla's implementation sans the data accessors.
> One reason for not including the data accessors was that we don't think
> synchronous access to the disk is a good idea and browser.
>

Sam,

I got that you don't think it's a good idea, but not why. Also, I
don't understand the 'browser' at the end. Can you explain this?

Please quote what you are replying to so to make it clear as to
exactly what you're replying. IM lost.

Garrett

> -Sam
>
> On Aug 11, 2008, at 7:07 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
>
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 10:58 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 8/8/08, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Garrett Smith wrote:
>>>
>>
>>
>>> Are there any other implementations working on File Upload? Changing
>>> the WD to match what FF does would be a good idea. This includes:
>>>
>>
>> Webkit Nightly has FileList, but no methods to get the data.
>>
>> We can see that by inspecting the file input element on any page by
>> R-Click "Inspect Element" to launch the Webkit "Web Inspector". The
>> example page:
>> http://dhtmlkitchen.com/ape/example/form/Form.html
>>
>> If Maciej or D Hyatt are available, it would be very helpful to get
>> your feedback at this time.
>>
>> I'd really like to hear from any implementations.
>>
>>
>>> File:
>>> Changed methods/method names
>>> FileDialog:
>>> remove altogether
>>
>>
>> Unless there a way to implement FileDialog while considering the DoS
>> attack Jonas posted up. Is this possible?
>>
>> Garrett
>>
>>>
>>> Garrett
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Garrett
>>>>
>>>>> / Jonas
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
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