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Re: accept attribute on file input should allow in-browser upload

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 19:39:31 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1007271939220.7470@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Jeff Schiller wrote:
>
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/forms.html#file-upload-state
> 
> specifies
> 
> "The accept  attribute may be specified to provide user agents with a
> hint of what file types the server will be able to accept."
> 
> I believe this should be reworded to state:
> 
> "The accept  attribute may be specified to provide user agents with a
> hint of what file types will be accepted."
> 
> This is because the file input element can be used for client-side
> file reading [1].
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/FileAPI/

Fixed.

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