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Re: [whatwg] Accessing local files with JavaScript portably and securely

From: Delfi Ramirez <delfin@segonquart.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:39:29 +0200
To: Patrick Dark <whatwg.at.whatwg.org@patrick.dark.name>
Message-ID: <9e0853f937dbea01fdf33fccf49c98a6@correoweb.segonquart.net>
Cc: David Kendal <me@dpk.io>, whatwg@whatwg.org
Dera Patrick, Dear David , dearest all: 

Nowadays, there is an agreement this may become an sterile debate, if
the issue is that there is no time to invest, neither and agreement on
what should be done. 

I propose, if there is any interest on the matter we are arguing, to
open a branch, and those of us who have the will, who see the need, and
dispose of some spare time to invest in a possible solution ( to be
presented in a future as an enhancement or a  recommendation), put our
hands to work. 

Count me in, _if there is a small group of devoted volunteers who want
to extend or put his hands dirt as an  __exercise,_ for file and ftp
URLs [6 [6]] in the fetch spec featured in WHATWG. 

Sundays I'm on.  

Regards

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On 2017-04-14 20:45, Patrick Dark wrote:

> David Kendal 於 4/14/2017 11:58 AM 寫道: On 11 Apr 2017, at 19:50, Patrick Dark <whatwg.at.whatwg.org@patrick.dark.name> wrote:
> 
> The "world wide web" is the user-facing portion of the Internet. Files
> on a CD or USB drive are not part of that. You are continuing to dodge this problem by redefining the WHAT WG's
> responsibilities. Please don't do that.
> 
> If you can't take my word for it, how about the inventor of the
> web itself? <https://gitter.im/solid/chat?at=58ed246d408f90be66aeeb30>
> (Thanks to a correspondent, who I presume prefers to remain unnamed,
> for sending this to me off-list.)

"Appeal to authority" is a logical fallacy. An authoritative source
doesn't make an argument true.

I disagree with the idea that HTML files on offline media or a closed
intranet are part of the "world wide web".

 

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