[whatwg] Images preprocessing

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Mon Mar 31 08:50:00 PDT 2008

On Mon, 31 Mar 2008 08:44:54 -0700, Filip Likavcan  
<filip.likavcan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was thinking about some preprocessing of images before they are
> uploaded to server. Typical example is unexperienced user who wants to
> upload whole set of photos from birthday party. Every photo has
> unnecessary huge proportions and will be resized immediately after
> upload. What if UA could be asked to resize images before upload thus
> saves banwidth, server resources, upload time, etc.?

With the undefined extensions to <input type=file> Web authors will be  
able to make this happen using said undefined extensions to the <input  
type=file> control and <canvas>. (The extensions basically give you access  
to the file contents.) They will have to write the processing script  

Anne van Kesteren

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