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Fwd: Seeking Comments on Powerbox

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 12:23:30 +0100
To: public-device-apis@w3.org
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some comments from Maciej Stachowiak forwarded below.

Begin forwarded message:
> From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
> Date: March 4, 2010 02:45:22 GMT+01:00
> To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
> Cc: public-web-security@w3.org, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
> Subject: Re: Seeking Comments on Powerbox
> On Mar 3, 2010, at 5:50 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> FYI, an email from Robin Berjon (one of the DAP WG chairs) seeking comments re the "Powerbox" spec by Tyler and Mark.
> The use of <input type="file"> in this spec is out of line with HTML5 in a number of ways. Here are some examples:
> 1) The proposed use of alt, title and class attributes is in conflict with HTML5. This is especially serious in the case of alt since alt is an accessibility feature.
> 2) Putting a URL in the value IDL attribute does not match the HTML5 implementation requirements for this attribute.
> 3) It's not obvious how the "files" IDL attribute would be implemented.
> I haven't yet had a chance to properly review this proposal at a conceptual level, but I think if it's going to use <input type="file">, it should be made consistent with HTM5.
> Regards,
> Maciej

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
Received on Thursday, 4 March 2010 11:24:00 UTC

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