[whatwg] Device Element

Bjartur Thorlacius svartman95 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 13:10:58 PST 2011

On 1/9/11, Glenn Maynard <glenn at zewt.org> wrote:
> File access control is currently, very clearly and very deliberately,
> handled by the browser: web pages can only access files the user gives
> to the page by selecting them in form input boxes.  What you're
> actually saying is that this should be removed, web pages should be
> able to access any local file that the OS user account the script is
> running as has access to, and that users should control what files
> they want web pages to access by modifying the operating system's
> ACL's to grant and revoke access to web pages.
Precisely. Any hurdles I've foreseen with that method so far are OS' faults.

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