Re: File upload from a Web browser

Larry Masinter (
Wed, 12 Jul 1995 15:22:18 PDT

> Don't hold your breath waiting for the browser developers
> to implement a file upload option. It's trivial, but still a pipe
> dream for most service providers.

Don't hold your breath, use it. Browser implementors respond to
customer demand, not standards writers.

> If the popular browsers implemented this feature, it'd make feasible
> a huge number of projects which are currently mothballed.
> I believe there's a mature RFC out there somewhere for Netscape et al
> to follow.

There's an internet draft which should have gone to last call; it's
been stable for months.