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Re: [whatwg] Make files attribute of the input element writable

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 09:24:02 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78g6a=gFhHhB7eGzdsB_41+RYmZSNaD8Qx-LdOG6HzubHQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org, Nico Weber <thakis@chromium.org>
On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 3:38 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> But even a sequence<Blob> should be allowed IMO.

How would you expose that in the UI?


> One concern I have though is that this is pretty problematic UI-wise.
> Simply displaying the .name (if it's a file) property in the UI seems
> like a good way to scare people into thinking that they have attached
> something that they didn't.

The UI for data:text/html,<input type=file multiple> seems pretty
terrible across the board. :-( I guess that makes most people use
script-based solutions instead.


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