[whatwg] Input URL State and Files object

timeless timeless at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 05:51:32 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 9:18 AM, James May <whatwg at fowlsmurf.net> wrote:
> On Windows at least, when put a URL in the open dialog the shell
> downloads it then passes a temporary file. The browser never gets the
> source URL - so it'd be difficult without re-implementing the dialog
> (undesirable).  Plus user control, and all that.

Actually, this is not a mandatory feature of the Windows file picker,
the application can provide its own handling if it so wishes.

Whether that applies to other platforms' file pickers, I'm not certain.

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