[whatwg] a rel=attachment

Bjartur Thorlacius svartman95 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 12:59:05 PDT 2011

Þann fös 15.júl 2011 21:34, skrifaði Darin Fisher:
> 2)  Unlike rel=something, @download provides a way to specify the name
> of the file to save.  This makes the feature useful with data: URLs and
> blob:
> URLs (that are not backed by a single file).  This is valuable to me because
> I can imagine wanting to save the contents of a<canvas>, and that probably
> involves saving the data URL that you get from toDataURL().
> 3)  The target=_download idea is interesting, but I'm not sure we can safely
> introduce new target values, and this also suffers from not providing a way
> to
> specify the downloaded filename.
Is there any other use case for providing the filename than using
canvas' toDataURL instead of blobs (a use case more simply served by

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