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

From: Philipp Serafin <phil127@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:50:01 +0000
Message-ID: <CAMaigVmWw0TtY93qw2Q_b3s0e9Q1g3_AgVEv5k-fadfaBq4Zxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick Dark <whatwg.at.whatwg.org@patrick.dark.name>, David Kendal <me@dpk.io>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>
Patrick Dark <whatwg.at.whatwg.org@patrick.dark.name> schrieb am Di., 11.
Apr. 2017 um 13:55 Uhr:

> [...] The only good reason to distribute an application this way is
> because you want it to be confidential [...]

Another use-case would be to develop a HTML app that does not require
internet access.

> If you really want a private HTML-based application, you might consider
> a password-protected webpage. If the application isn't a throwaway app,
> you'll want to do that anyway, so there isn't anything lost from the
> upkeep required of maintaining an online server.

Why would I even want to run a server?
Received on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:50:45 UTC

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