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Re: How to get a FileWriter/BlobWriter/BlobSaver

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 23:56:31 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1007092344330.15100@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 9 Jul 2010, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
> - Part of the objection to <input type=saveas> is because there is no 
> input occuring. But HTML5 also has an <output> element.  Perhaps <output 
> type=file> is an option worth considering?

<output> is more like <span> than <input>. We could reintroduce <bb> 
though if people want an in-page UA-feature UI.

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