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Re: Moving File API: Directories and System API to Note track?

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 17:22:59 -0700
Cc: olli@pettay.fi, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-id: <D1A3F82C-551C-4639-B7AB-B8212B34FD54@apple.com>
To: Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org>

I like the idea of offering asynchronous listing of files in <input type=file multiple>. But I think Filesystem API is overkill for this use case.

Regards,
Maciej

On Sep 21, 2012, at 3:50 PM, Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org> wrote:

> No comment on the value of DirectoryEntry for enabling asynchronous listing of files in <input type=file multiple>?
> 
> -Darin
> 
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> 
> +1
> 
> I don't see an indication of any major browser but Chrome planning to implement this and expose it to the Web.
> 
>  - Maciej
> 
> On Sep 18, 2012, at 4:04 AM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> >
> > I think we should discuss about moving File API: Directories and System API
> > from Recommendation track to Note. Mainly because the API hasn't been widely accepted nor
> > implemented and also because there are other proposals which handle the same use cases.
> > The problem with keeping the API in recommendation track is that people outside
> > standardization world think that the API is the one which all the browsers will implement and
> > as of now that doesn't seem likely.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -Olli
> >
> 
> 
> 
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