[whatwg] access to local path in input type="file"
chaals at opera.com
Thu Jun 5 17:56:18 PDT 2008
On Thu, 20 Mar 2008 20:58:03 -0300, ddailey <ddailey at zoominternet.net>
> In the code which follows, both IE7, FF(2.0), and Safari(3.1) allow the
> user to change the src attribute of an image based on her perusal of
> local file space. Opera 9.5 doesn't seem to allow access to the path
> data necessary for accomplishing this rollover effect, and I suspect
> that may be how it is supposed to be according to emerging standards.
you might be interested in the fileIO proposal  from Opera in the
WebAPI group at W3C, which is designed to allow for this kind of use case.
Charles McCathieNevile Opera Software, Standards Group
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