[whatwg] "C:\fakepath\" in HTML5

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Mar 24 01:06:00 PDT 2009

Ian Hickson wrote:
> That's encouraging.
> According to Microsoft:
>    http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2009/03/20/rtm-platform-changes.aspx
> ...the problem was with "a significant number of sites (e.g. education 
> products, several movie sharing sites, etc) and devices (e.g. popular home 
> routers)". The blog post above includes a screenshot of a firmware upgrade 
> screen that has this problem. This is not a site that could be fixed.
> Maybe someone from Opera could let us know which sites caused them to do 
> this? Was it many, as with Microsoft?
> This was originally brought up in the W3C HTMLWG:
>    http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6529

Speaking of which, if the value really needs a path separator, why not 
simply use "./filename" instead of "filename"?

BR, Julian

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