[IPython-User] adding files to the notebook list

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jan 12 14:37:37 CST 2012

On 1/12/12 5:35 PM, Brian Granger wrote:
> 2012/1/12 Zoltán Vörös<zvoros@gmail.com>:
>> Hi All,
>> I have noticed that on linux, not all file managers work with the "Drag
>> files" method when one wants to import ipython scripts in the
>> htmlnotebook.
> I am not what you mean by this.  Could you elaborate further.
>> I was wondering whether, in order to circumvent similar
>> issues, a file chooser could be added to the HTML interface, or it would
>> entail serious security problems, and it was a conscious decision not to
>> go down that path.
> We would love to, but to implement a more traditional file chooser
> would require using Flash, which we don't want to do at this point.
> But this is something we are thinking about how we want to handle.

Is there no way use an <input type="file"> field and accept a POST containing 
the file contents?

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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