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[whatwg] Submission progress

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2004 04:23:21 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0412030420390.20176@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Afternoon wrote:
> 
> Modern browsers feature useful rich interfaces for monitoring the progress of
> file downloads, but are not symmetrical, uploads are second class citizens.
> 
> The browser UI should be extended so that similar information is provided
> while transmitting large requests: [...]
>
> Not sure if this would come under Web Controls or Web Forms, suspect the 
> former.

Neither. There's nothing in the current specs that prevents user agents 
from doing exactly what your describe. I encourage you to bring this issue 
up with your Web browser vendor directly.

Cheers,
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