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Re: [FileAPI] Blob.URN?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 07:58:17 -0700
Message-ID: <s2gdd0fbad1003310758r53742a26r189d13f2e4121185@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 1:55 AM, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2010, at 01:56 , Darin Fisher wrote:
>> The only way to get a FileWriter at the moment is from <input type="saveas">.  What is desired is a way to simulate the load of a resource with Content-Disposition: attachment that would trigger the browser's download manager.
>
> I don't think that <input type=saveas> is a good solution for this, for one it falls back to a text input control, which is less than ideal. I think that the File Writer should trigger downloads on an API call since that doesn't introduce security issues that aren't already there. I'll make a proposal for that.

Better fallback could be achieved with <button type=saveas></button>.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 31 March 2010 14:59:09 GMT

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