[wp-hackers] New uploader from #5722 in 
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Mon Jan 28 22:57:48 GMT 2008
On Jan 28, 2008 2:47 PM, Rob <r at robm.me.uk> wrote:
> 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?
Yes, it degrades gracefully, ie no requirement for Flash, if no Flash
then simplier experience.
Jennifer, if you got as slick experience up your sleeve without Flash...
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