[wp-hackers] GSoC 2011 Project Proposal

scribu mail at scribu.net
Fri Mar 25 14:17:25 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Maulik Kamdar <kamdarmax at gmail.com> wrote:

> The features that I was thinking of incorporating in the following proposal
> were as follows:
>   - Upload Progress Bar
>   - Multiple File Upload
>   - Drag and Drop File Upload
>   - Searching for an appropriate API (Swell JS is one, but is not actively
>   maintained anymore)
>   - Support for Google Gears and compatibility across major browsers.

Sounds good, except the last one. WordPress used to support Google Gears,
but it's dead now. Long live HTML 5 Offline Application Cache!

> I suppose it would be beneficial to develop it into a plugin which can be
> activated when required?

It would be nice to start out as a plugin, but I think you'll have a hard
time integrating into the current media management window.


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