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another possible hole? equivalent to input type='file' missing

From: T. V. Raman <tvraman@almaden.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 14:58:28 -0700
Message-ID: <15080.39428.316545.170497@bubbles.almaden.ibm.com>
To: joern turner <joern.turner@web.de>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
coming in the next version.
--it's already in the internal working draft and is being
worked on. 
>>>>> "joern" == joern turner <joern.turner@web.de> writes:

    joern> some time ago a discussion about possible holes
    joern> in XForms UI took place on this list. i think,
    joern> i've now stumbled about another one (if i
    joern> hopefully havn't missed something).

    joern> I couldn't find any information in the XFormsUI
    joern> chapter about an equivalent to an html input
    joern> type="file", which allows a simple file-upload
    joern> from a browser. when using XForms for
    joern> web-applications you surely need something like
    joern> this to map the generic XForms UI to html.

    joern> in the future small devices like PDAs may also
    joern> support some equivalent to an upload (maybe from
    joern> a flash-device or microdrive) so this is not
    joern> strictly a browser- or html-specific question.

    joern> Are there any informations about this?

    joern> ----------------------------------- joern turner
    joern> senior developer @ webman AG, Germany
    joern> chiba.sourceforge.net www.webman.de

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