[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 47593] Require a user gesture to open the file dialog

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Wed Oct 13 12:54:17 PDT 2010


--- Comment #5 from Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org>  2010-10-13 12:54:16 PST ---
> > The issue is that the web site can spam the user with file picker dialogs.
> Is this different from spamming with alerts, confirms or modal dialogs?

Yes.  For two reasons: (1) we have mitigations in place for all of those and (2) the file picker is non-modal.

Requiring a user gesture here matches Firefox as well.  We plan to put in other mitigations at the browser level, but this one seems worth doing at the WebCore level.

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