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Re: [FileAPI] FileWriter and read-only files

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:42:31 -0700
Message-ID: <4DA375C7.9080907@jumis.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Eric Uhrhane <ericu@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On 4/11/2011 2:32 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Apr 2011, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>> createWriter method to the objects in the HTMLInputElement.files array
>> (a new subclass of File), to create a writer for the underlying file.
> That would violate the user expectation that files provided using a file
> upload control on a form can't be damaged by the site.
At some point, I imagine we'll be allowing authors+users to "mount" 
arbitrary directories
for reading and writing.

<input webkitDirectory> doesn't quite cut it, requestFileSystem is being 
re-purposed to
to no longer have a direct mapping to the OS FS.

It may not be <input type="file">, but I'd like some method to make it 
easier for users
to open and save multiple files to their computer.
Received on Monday, 11 April 2011 21:42:53 UTC

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