[html5] Feature proposal - directory upload
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 6 18:21:40 PDT 2009
On Wed, 25 Jun 2008, --==[FReeZ]==-- wrote:
> I'm trying to solve a simple problem, since image galleries are very
> popular. The user has one and wants to fill it with pictures. There are
> thousands of pictures to upload in a directory on his hard-drive, and
> that directory contains also subdirectories. Dimensions and names of the
> pictures are not good. Every single picture must be uploaded and
> processed on the server before it's added to the gallery.
HTML5 now has <input type=file multiple> to upload many files at once.
Browsers could allow users to pick multiple files at once, including
across multiple directories; that's a bit out of scope of the spec.
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