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Re: [File API] FileList

From: Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:32:51 -0400
Message-ID: <4E974AF3.4060107@mozilla.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 8/31/11 4:43 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 06:12:06 +0200, Arun Ranganathan 
> <arun@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> On 8/14/11 5:36 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> I think FileList should talk less about selected files and more 
>>> about being a collection or list of File objects. That way it can be 
>>> reused in the future without people tripping over its current narrow 
>>> definition.
>> It is a collection of File objects, but they must be user selected.  
>> HTMLInputElement and DataTransfer don't make a sufficient virtue of 
>> user selection, so I feel it useful to keep it a part of FileList.
> Why must they be user selected? I do not think that will necessarily 
> be true over time. And it also seems to put some kind of artificial 
> constraint on UI that should not be there.
OK, this constraint has been removed now.

-- A*
Received on Thursday, 13 October 2011 20:33:26 UTC

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