File System API (Chromium)

With the FileSystem API, a web app can create, read, navigate, and write to a sandboxed section of the user's local file system.

Comments

Mozilla submitted a different API proposal to WebApps WG (http://w3c.github.io/filesystem-api/). Discussions ongoing http://www.w3.org/2013/11/11-webapps-minutes.html#item04

Demo

Documentation

Specification

Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium

Blink


Enabled by default in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 13
  • Opera release 15
  • Opera for Android release 15

Consensus & Standardization

  • Mixed public signals
  • Public skepticism
  • Opposed
  • Positive

Owner

Last updated on 2017-06-22