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Re: [whatwg] New File attributes creationDate, modificationDate and size

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 13:24:39 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinulN8n2O3auuc0nkgmdRIMDut4Hi5XZx7vtRMV@mail.gmail.com>
To: Olli@pettay.fi
Cc: J Ross Nicoll <jrn@jrn.me.uk>, whatwg@lists.whatwg.org, "public-webapps@w3.org >> WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:
> On 5/11/10 11:43 AM, J Ross Nicoll wrote:
>>
>> Looking at http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-FileAPI-20091117/#dfn-file
>
> Note, discussion about FileAPI should happen in WebApps WG mailing list.
>
>
>>
>> There doesn't appear to be anyway of retrieving creation date,
>> modification date or size of the file.
>
> You can get the size from Blob. And File extends Blob.

Indeed. A progress bar is implementable using the features already
specced in File and FileReader.

As for the creationDate and modificationDate, this seems ok to me. I'm
as always somewhat concerned about privacy, but I think on the whole
it would be ok.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 11 May 2010 20:25:31 GMT

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