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From Dakota Jack <dakota.j...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: Multi-select file chooser
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2005 05:00:42 GMT
Well, I don't know what "that's that" means.  I have nothing to prove
here.  If you don't want to participate in a discussion on this, I
guess that is that.


On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 22:14:08 -0500, Frank W. Zammetti
<fzlists@omnytex.com> wrote:
> Is it a facade that results in the UI as described in my previous post?
>   If not, than the solution does not meet the requirements, and that's that.
> 
> Dakota Jack wrote:
> > What a user sees is not important in this example, because the reality
> > is always completely hidden.  Look at the code a bit and you will see
> > the point.  While the code looks like it is complicated, it is mostly
> > repeats, since I provide a facade for twelve differing <file> tags.
> > Note that this uses an <img> tag as a facade over the top of one of
> > those ugly browser tags people hate.
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 18:55:29 -0500, Frank W. Zammetti
> > <fzlists@omnytex.com> wrote:
> >
> >>You did post a rather lengthy example.  Honestly, I didn't have time to
> >>look through it.  If you can distill it down to just the pertinent
> >>portion, I'd be interested in seeing it.
> >>
> >>To reiterate... you need to construct a UI such that a user can select
> >>multiple files but WILL NOT see multiple <file> elements.  They should
> >>see a single Browse and a single Upload button.  I was imagining seeing
> >>a listbox with the files that have been added, probably with the ability
> >>to remove them too, but that part wasn't really specified originally.
> >>Further, the number of actual <file> elements (which would be hidden
> >>obviously) is unknown.  So, you either meed a custom tag, as I did in my
> >>example, that has as a parameter the number of <file> elements to
> >>render, or you need to dynamically modify the form on the client-side
> >>each time a file is added (an approach I didn't take because of the
> >>potential cross-browser issues).
> >>
> >>If you can pull this off, and it works in most modern browsers, I would
> >>indeed be impressed... and I'd steal it and incorporate it into my
> >>custom tag! :)
> >>
> >>Frank
> >>
> >>Dakota Jack wrote:
> >>
> >>>I think I showed this to Frank about a half year ago.  The code that
> >>>shows it is in the post to him yesterday.  I may have showed someone
> >>>else, but I am pretty sure it was Frank.  Wasn't it Frnak?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 18:58:32 -0500, Frank W. Zammetti
> >>><fzlists@omnytex.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Ok, let me play a bit tonight and see what I can come up with.  I'm more
> >>>>worried about the server-side processing than the front-end, but even
> >>>>that shouldn't be terrible.  I'll let you know what I come up with
> >>>>tomorrow...
> >>>>
> >>>>--
> >>>>Frank W. Zammetti
> >>>>Founder and Chief Software Architect
> >>>>Omnytex Technologies
> >>>>http://www.omnytex.com
> >>>>
> >>>>Rakefet Bitton wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>Frank W. Zammetti <fzlists <at> omnytex.com> writes:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>If this is something that is interesting to enough people, I
would mind
> >>>>>>throwing a real tag together with some options and such, perhaps
a
> >>>>>>couple of different UI presentations, etc.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>I am definitely interested in this. This is exactly what I need to
do. I would
> >>>>>really appreciate it if you could throw something together.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Thanks,
> >>>>>Rocky Bitton
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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> >>>
> >>--
> >>Frank W. Zammetti
> >>Founder and Chief Software Architect
> >>Omnytex Technologies
> >>http://www.omnytex.com
> >>
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> >
> >
> >
> 
> --
> Frank W. Zammetti
> Founder and Chief Software Architect
> Omnytex Technologies
> http://www.omnytex.com
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~Dakota Jack~

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