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Re: FileUpload Editor | Re: File Upload Status ?

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 12:28:19 -0400
Message-Id: <797E5169-4A89-423A-85C8-3774A0E59457@nokia.com>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
To: Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

Thanks for taking the lead on this Arun!

Since we eventually need to show we've "satisfied its [=the spec's]  
relevant technical requirements" [1], did the Web API WG do some  
related requirements work? If yes, where can we find that work?

-Regards, Art Barstow

[1] <http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#last-call>

On Sep 5, 2008, at 3:28 PM, ext Arun Ranganathan wrote:

> All,
> On behalf of Mozilla, I'd like to take over as editor of the  
> FileUpload spec., which was actually once assigned to me quite some  
> time ago :)
> Of course, I think that
>> form.getDataAsString();
> form serialization is out of scope of this particular  
> specification, but I think other things like Blobs (as per the  
> Google Gears proposal -- maybe a File interface can have a getBlobs  
> on it) are probably in, as well as some other interface proposals  
> by Opera, etc.  Security makes or breaks all of this, so I'll start  
> with the restrictions we've put on this as a strawperson.  After  
> talking to Jonas, I also think "File Download" should be in scope,  
> again modulo security which, following a straw person, is a welcome  
> group discussion.
> I've gotten CVS access from Mike.  I'd like till the end of the  
> week (next week) to turn around a a first revision.
> -- A*
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