[whatwg] Uploading directories of files

Markus Ernst derernst at gmx.ch
Fri Dec 11 00:33:06 PST 2009

Anne van Kesteren schrieb:
> On Fri, 11 Dec 2009 09:13:52 +0100, Markus Ernst <derernst at gmx.ch> wrote:
>> I have no idea how to handle such inconsistent behaviour on the server 
>> side (except adding extra code to flatten all uploaded directory 
>> structures before handling). I assume that HTTP upload should be kept 
>> simple, and more complex upload tasks should be handled with 
>> specialized applications, such as RadUpload[1].
>> [1] http://www.radinks.com
> I don't think we want to rely on the availability of Java on the end 
> user's platform (or the availability of any other plug-in for that matter).

I did not mean including it into HTML5 or an UA. Just leaving 
specialized upload tasks out of the standard, assuming that developers 
will work with applications that they think are useful for their tasks 
(and that rely on technologies they believe are avaliable at their 
target audience).

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