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Re: input type="file" problems

From: Samuel Santos <samaxes@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 17:38:40 +0000
Message-ID: <fe7db4750801140938if1537f4q2befe23bf19cfc88@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-html@w3.org
Usually I didn't use the browser language. I allow the user to configure the
preferred locale in the application configuration and use it instead of the
browser language.

Samuel Santos

On Jan 14, 2008 5:13 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> Samuel Santos wrote:
> > In order to be fully internationalizable it's important that the new API
> > allows to change the text of the browse button.
> Wait.  Right now, the button says "Browse..." in the user's preferred
> language.
>  How would letting the site set the text make anything more
> "internationalizable"?
> I can see the arguments for setting the text (e.g. so it can say "select
> image"
> or whatnot depending on what file is being picked), but the net effect is
> to
> make the button use the page author's language instead of the user's.
>  That's
> certainly how submit buttons work...
> -Boris
Received on Monday, 14 January 2008 17:38:54 UTC

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