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[whatwg] [wf2] maxlength attribute on file causes problems

From: Hallvord R M Steen <hallvors@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 14:00:44 +0100
Message-ID: <dd4c8a40512150500l331cee09h89b06daf27237b74@mail.gmail.com>
Some websites use "maxlength" attributes on file inputs. Of the more
important ones, GMX.de's webmail AFAIK uses a maxlength=255 for their
attachment form. Obviously when a WF2-compliant browser interprets
this as a file size limit you can't attach much..

Would it be a good idea to invent a new attribute, "maxbytes" or
"filesize" perhaps, to be more compatible with existing content?
Hallvord R. M. Steen
Received on Thursday, 15 December 2005 05:00:44 UTC

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