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Re: Browse Button

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 21:24:12 +0200
To: "Clover Andrew" <aclover@1value.com>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>, "Charles Matner" <charles@matner.com>
Message-ID: <hdgbttkto4mo7kedssfbofg0ltka7mluj2@4ax.com>
* Clover Andrew wrote:
>W3 seem to avoid specifying anything about it. Probably quite wisely,
>given that different platforms have wildly different ideas on what a
>file upload interface should look like, and coming up with a standard
>that could cover all that would be tricky. The alternative, specifying
>that all browsers MUST have a filename field and a 'browse' button,
>would upset many people.

Section 7.4 of the current XFroms draft suggests an IMO more reasonable
presentation for it's <uploadMedia /> form control. This implementation
would ease CSS styling, since there is only one element that creates
only one form control not one element for two form controls.
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