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Re: Directory Upload Proposal

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:12:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei-+MdKwusF1Q0MbNyt6Z8H7EyDtHfaWwXx-vgEKK063yA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Cc: Ali Alabbas <alia@microsoft.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Ryan Seddon <seddon.ryan@gmail.com>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 4:28 PM, Travis Leithead
<travis.leithead@microsoft.com> wrote:
>>> Aaron opened an issue for this on GitHub [1] and I agree that it is a problem and we should definitely rename it to something else! One option might be to change dir to directory, but we would need a different name for directory (the attribute that gets back the virtual root holding the selected files and folders).
>
> I wonder, is it necessary to have a separate "dir"/"directory" attribute from "multiple"? Adding a new DOM attribute will allow for feature detecting this change. UA's can handle the presentation of a separate directory picker if necessary--why force this distinction on the web developer?

We need the "dir"/"directory" attribute in order for pages to indicate
that it can handle Directory objects. No matter where/how we expose
those Directory objects.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 00:13:12 UTC

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