[whatwg] Submission progress

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Dec 2 20:23:21 PST 2004

On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Afternoon wrote:
> Modern browsers feature useful rich interfaces for monitoring the progress of
> file downloads, but are not symmetrical, uploads are second class citizens.
> The browser UI should be extended so that similar information is provided
> while transmitting large requests: [...]
> Not sure if this would come under Web Controls or Web Forms, suspect the 
> former.

Neither. There's nothing in the current specs that prevents user agents 
from doing exactly what your describe. I encourage you to bring this issue 
up with your Web browser vendor directly.

Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

More information about the whatwg mailing list