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Re: File upload from a Web browser

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 1995 15:22:18 PDT
To: hartill@lanl.gov
Cc: ppetit@wct.fr, www-talk@www10.w3.org
Message-Id: <95Jul12.152224pdt.2762@golden.parc.xerox.com>
> Don't hold your breath waiting for the browser developers
> to implement a file upload option. It's trivial, but still a pipe
> dream for most service providers.

Don't hold your breath, use it. Browser implementors respond to
customer demand, not standards writers.

> If the popular browsers implemented this feature, it'd make feasible 
> a huge number of projects which are currently mothballed.
> I believe there's a mature RFC out there somewhere for Netscape et al
> to follow.

There's an internet draft which should have gone to last call; it's
been stable for months.
Received on Wednesday, 12 July 1995 18:22:48 UTC

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