[whatwg] Forms: <input type=file> and directory tree picking

Glenn Maynard glenn at zewt.org
Wed Oct 2 11:52:46 PDT 2013

On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:02 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:

> > That's not the only alternative. For example, a third alternative is that
> > the user's selection (e.g. a directory) is returned quickly, not
> > pre-expanded, and then any uploading happens in the background with the
> > author script doing the walk and uploading the files.
> It's unclear to me what you are proposing here. Can you elaborate?

The same thing I did, I think: an API to navigate the directory tree as
needed, and to never greedily recursing the directory tree.

Glenn Maynard

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