[IPython-User] adding files to the notebook list

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jan 12 15:12:33 CST 2012

On 1/12/12 8:41 PM, Brian Granger wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 12:37 PM, Robert Kern<robert.kern@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> 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?
> We can do that, but there is no way of styling the UI elements.  You
> end up with a butt ugly interface.  There are a range of hacks out
> there, but most sites end up using flash if they need file uploads.


How does that strike you?

Robert Kern

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  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
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