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Re: [whatwg] Shared storage

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:33:02 +0000 (UTC)
To: Brett Zamir <brettz9@yahoo.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1410281732100.14596@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Sat, 15 Feb 2014, Brett Zamir wrote:
> 
> The desktop PC thankfully evolved into allowing third-party software 
> which could create and edit files shareable by other third-party 
> software which would have the same rights to do the same. The importance 
> of this can hardly be overestimated.
> 
> Yet today, on the web, there appears to be no standard way to create 
> content in such an agnostic manner whereby users have full, built-in, 
> locally-controlled portability of their data.

Why can't you just do the same as used to be done? Download the resource 
locally ("save", using <a href download>), then upload it to the new site 
("open", using <input type=file>)?

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