[whatwg] File Upload Control

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 26 06:21:14 PDT 2004

On Wed, 18 Aug 2004, Mikko Rantalainen wrote:
> I think that text input and "Browser..." control combination should be 
> replaced with a single button. The button might have text "Browse..." by 
> default and once a file or more have been selected, the button label 
> would be changed to the filename (I think file name without extension 
> would be best).

HTML4 and WF2 don't require any particular rendering. If you want a 
particular UA to render it a particular way, I recommend speaking with the 
UA vendor directly. (Note that most vendors would probably say no, because 
they are worried about pages looking different in their UA than in the 
market leader UA.)

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