[whatwg] Multiple file download

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Tue Feb 23 09:07:10 PST 2010

On 2/23/10 5:10 AM, Jose Fandos wrote:
> What doesn't seem to be there, unless a java applet is used (haven't
> come across one using flash) is the multiple file download. Even Google
> Docs uses a zip file to download multiple files.

What do you mean in terms of "multiple file download"?

You can do this right now in two ways:

1)  An archive file (your zip example) with the files in it.
2)  A multipart response with the files as parts, each part having
     "Content-Disposition: attachment".

You can gzip this multipart response to get the compression behavior you 


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