Re: [whatwg] Accessing local files with JavaScript portably and securely

I know this doesn't address your CD-ROM/USB stick situation but FYI...

for the dev situation there are many *SUPER* simple web servers (not recommended,
haven't tried the python 3 one)
 (soon to be deprecated)

more here

On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 4:36 AM, Jan Tosovsky <>

> On 2017-04-09 David Kendal wrote:
> >
> > ... there are many possible uses for local static files accessing
> > other local static files: the one I have in mind is shipping static
> > files on CD-ROM or USB stick...
> In this case the file structure is fixed so it can be exported as JSON
> file and then linked via the HTML header in every HTML file where it is
> needed. This structure is then directly available for the further
> processing.
> However, I am not sure this covers your use case.
> Jan

Received on Sunday, 9 April 2017 20:34:01 UTC