[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Aug 22 04:55:59 PDT 2004

On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, Rene Stach wrote:
> Reading about the "2.6. Extensions to file upload controls" I hoped for 
> a filesize limit that is checked at the UA side. At the very end I was 
> pointed to "The maxlength attribute applies to file upload controls.". 
> Here it wasn't clear to me if that applied to the filesize or the 
> filename. In the maxlength section I then found: "When specified on a 
> file upload control, it specifies the maximum size in bytes of each file 
> (not the maximum size of the sum of all the files)."
> IMHO it would have been better if you say under 2.6: "The maxlength 
> attribute applies to file upload controls and is used to specify the 
> maximum size of each (either?) file in bytes." Same information and no 
> need to read the whole maxlength paragraph.

Good idea. I've added a sentence to the upload controls bit tha says what 
maxlength does, so you don't have to follow the link to get the idea.


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