[whatwg] Asynchronous file upload
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jun 8 18:33:56 PDT 2009
On Mon, 11 May 2009, Samuel Santos wrote:
> I was asked by a client if it was possible to implement something
> similar to the asynchronous file upload used on gmail using only
> standard web technologies.
> Looking at the gmail source code I can see that they use some flash
> magic. And by reading the HTML5 spec I could not find a way to implement
> this feature.
This is a feature of XHR2, I believe:
...though it will probably rely on the upcoming File API to actually
obtain files to upload.
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