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

timeless timeless at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 00:47:00 PDT 2009

Randy Drielinger <Randy at prowebdesign.nl> wrote:
> With the risk of not being compliant with other OS's, but isn't using
> file://localpath/<real_file_name.extension> (so using file://localpath/ by
> default)
> the solution for the original suggestion?
> This ensures not breaking anything on existing websites and is a far more
> logical name for the whole workaround.

How does using a number of /'s and <ZERO> \'s increase the likelihood
of compatibility with web apps which are clearly looking for \'s?

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