[whatwg] HTML5 Offline web applications & file upload

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 3 16:39:11 PDT 2010

On Fri, 14 May 2010, Alexandre Thiel wrote:
> I was wondering if HTML5 Offline mode and file upload can work together ?
> I can't find any reference in the online draft which covers only server
> resource caching.
> Let's imagine you're writing some kind of data editor that works in offline
> mode, can you ask the user to select a file to import from his filesystem
> that can be processed with javascript or directly transfered to the
> localStorage while being offline ?

Yes, using the input.files attribute and then storing the result in 

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