[whatwg] "C:\fakepath\" in HTML5
Randy at ProWebDesign.nl
Tue Mar 24 07:56:29 PDT 2009
So instead of fixing the web, we're "fixing" the spec (and thus implementing
fakepath in browsers)?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian at hixie.ch>
Cc: <whatwg at whatwg.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:00 AM
Subject: Re: [whatwg] "C:\fakepath\" in HTML5
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> Maybe someone from Opera could let us know which sites caused them to do
>> this? Was it many, as with Microsoft?
> I did a quick search through our bugs and found this site that breaks if
> only the filename is returned because there's an onsubmit script that
> checks the value for the presence of either a slash or backslash.
> Specifically, the following code:
> if((strFileName.indexOf("\\") == -1) && (strFileName.indexOf("/") == -1))
> alert("Please do not type your filename. Click Browse and upload your
> zip file.");
> return false; }
> Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
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