[wp-hackers] New uploader from #5722 in [6659]

Rob r at robm.me.uk
Mon Jan 28 22:47:55 GMT 2008

On Jan 28, 2008 10:40 PM, Jennifer Hodgdon <yahgrp at poplarware.com> wrote:
> Andy Skelton wrote:
> > Since http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/6659 we have a new uploader
> > in trunk. It will need some attention before 2.5 is released [...]
> > Backward compatibility/progressive features: we used Flash
> Seriously???!? You mean there is Flash in the core of the WordPress
> admin screens? I am truly shocked, and I am not kidding.
>      --Jennifer

Why? I've not looked the patch over but I'm presuming it falls back to
the old method of uploading if the user doesn't have flash. Why
artificially limit ourselves when there are superior solutions that
degrade gracefully?

Rob Miller

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