[whatwg] Indicate a file name for data: URLs?
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Mon Mar 21 05:49:05 PDT 2011
On 3/21/11 8:05 AM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
> On http://foolip.org/microdatajs/live/#json I have a "Download it!"
> only real limitation with this approach is that one cannot suggest a
> file name, so in Opera the suggested file name is "default".
> Are there other ways to save script-generated data that don't involve
> bouncing against a server? If not, any ideas how one might fix this with
> data: URLs? The Content-Disposition header solves this problem, but
> can't be applied here.
Going forward, there have been some proposals for making this work. See
thread at http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/uri/2010Feb/0058.html
For your particular use case, a "disposition" attribute on <a> or
something would also work; I'm pretty sure that this has come up before
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