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[whatwg] Input URL State and Files object

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 15:51:32 +0300
Message-ID: <AANLkTimOJJvnv7AnDNxfhiPAKb3RVnPacU-Y_WnxVaQT@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 9:18 AM, James May <whatwg at fowlsmurf.net> wrote:
> On Windows at least, when put a URL in the open dialog the shell
> downloads it then passes a temporary file. The browser never gets the
> source URL - so it'd be difficult without re-implementing the dialog
> (undesirable). ?Plus user control, and all that.

Actually, this is not a mandatory feature of the Windows file picker,
the application can provide its own handling if it so wishes.

Whether that applies to other platforms' file pickers, I'm not certain.
Received on Tuesday, 3 August 2010 05:51:32 UTC

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