[html5] Feature proposal - directory upload
ashannon1000 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 18:39:45 PDT 2009
On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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.
another <input type='file' /> element once the first is filled with a file
location. It isn't the same thing, but it may be more user friendly or
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