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[whatwg] New File attributes creationDate, modificationDate and size

From: Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 17:05:23 -0700
Message-ID: <4BEDE543.4020204@mozilla.com>
On 5/12/10 4:25 AM, Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-05-12 at 00:05 -0400, Biju wrote:
>
>    
>> It would be good if we can also get the same at server side when user
>> upload a file using form with file controls
>> ie, like the suggestion at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=549253
>> (it works even with javascript disabled)
>>
>> Also remember modificationDate can be a time before creationDate on windows.
>> This is because modificationDate get copied when you copy a file,
>> hence it almost shows modificationDate of the actual content.
>>
>> creationDate on other hand is file creation time on the
>> folder/directory and when you copy a file to a new directory, it will
>> be showing the coping time.
>>
>> PS, for JS option there is mozilla bug 390776
>>      
>    

I intend to update the File API so that the File object exposes 
creationDate and modificationDate.

-- A*
Received on Friday, 14 May 2010 17:05:23 UTC

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