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Re: [whatwg] Forms: <input type=file> and directory tree picking

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:52:46 -0500
Message-ID: <CABirCh9K==JaPUh4r+gRc=uu8P50-57BUaMHcjzW_YaksveRTw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:02 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:

> > That's not the only alternative. For example, a third alternative is that
> > the user's selection (e.g. a directory) is returned quickly, not
> > pre-expanded, and then any uploading happens in the background with the
> > author script doing the walk and uploading the files.
>
> It's unclear to me what you are proposing here. Can you elaborate?
>

The same thing I did, I think: an API to navigate the directory tree as
needed, and to never greedily recursing the directory tree.

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Glenn Maynard
Received on Wednesday, 2 October 2013 18:53:13 UTC

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