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Re: Device upload for all platforms

From: Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 09:55:29 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <v04210102b4e02b90eeb3@[]>
To: Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer <schnitz@stackoverflow.com>, www-html@w3.org
At 14.43 -0500 0-02-27, Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer wrote:
> what standard are you referring to? It is new to me that the W3C is
> planning to make a Wintel-dependent standard for
>device-upload. Please clarify.

I only resent a message I had received, apparently, I must
have made a mistake in labelling the message as my own. I
copy the whole text of the resent message once more below.

>Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 12:28:11 -0800 (PST)
>From: "James P. Salsman" <bovik@best.com>
>To: ietf@ietf.org
>Subject: URGENT: W3C web form standards for device input and upload
>X-Loop: ietf@ietf.org
>PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY -- especially in Mac and Linux communities
>Thursday evening I spoke with a member of the W3C HTML Working
>Group who removed all my remaining doubt that the HTML WG has any
>serious support for open, non-proprietary web form upload standards
>for non-wintel platforms.  The HTML WG keeps including Microsoft's
>OBJECT catch-all element tag, even in "scaled down" versions of
>HTML, but refuses to support the non-proprietary device upload
>proposal.  Your help is needed to correct this situation.
>Please read and endorse this petition:  http://www.bovik.org/devup-petition
>We need as many people as possible to request these features and
>support for the standard.  Thank you for your help with this effort.
>James Salsman

Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se> (Stockholm University and KTH)
for more info see URL: http://www.dsv.su.se/jpalme/
Received on Monday, 28 February 2000 10:04:46 UTC

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