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Re: Directory picker control

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 10:51:15 +0200
Message-ID: <425F8083.7000809@bruchez.org>
To: www-forms@w3.org
CC: Micah Dubinko <micah@dubinko.info>

Erik Bruchez wrote:
> Micah,
> 
> With the HTML file upload control, you will have to select a file, and 
> then upload it. There is also no guarantee that the user agent will send 
> the path. It appears that IE sends the directory and file name 
> information, but FireFox does not (just checked this with OPS).

Sorry I was not clear: I meant that FireFox just sends the file name 
without path information, unlike IE. In fact, this is the safest thing 
to do, as that won't give the server extra information about the user's 
system.

-Erik
Received on Friday, 15 April 2005 08:51:16 GMT

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