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

From: John J. Barton <John_Barton@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 15:27:49 -0700
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20010426152707.01d4ac28@hplex1.hpl.hp.com>
To: joern turner <joern.turner@web.de>, www-forms@w3.org
I have a couple of suggestions along this line here:
http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/John_Barton/#WebBasedUI
but I know that the XFORMs team has some ideas already.

John.

At 09:47 PM 4/26/2001 +0200, joern turner wrote:
>some time ago a discussion about possible holes in XForms UI took place
>on this list. i think, i've now stumbled about another one (if i
>hopefully havn't missed something).
>
>I couldn't find any information in the XFormsUI chapter about an
>equivalent to an html input type="file", which allows a simple
>file-upload from a browser. when using XForms for web-applications you
>surely need something like this to map the generic XForms UI to html.
>
>in the future small devices like PDAs may also support some equivalent
>to an upload (maybe from a flash-device or microdrive) so this is not
>strictly a browser- or html-specific question.
>
>Are there any informations about this?
>
>-----------------------------------
>joern turner
>senior developer @ webman AG, Germany
>chiba.sourceforge.net
>www.webman.de

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