I'm just getting into the whole fake-Ajax file upload thing.
Interesting discovery: while you can't write to the
value of an
This lets you submit the main form with an XMLHTTPRequest, but move the files off somewhere else to be uploaded in the background and associated with whatever content it was you just uploaded.
Update: If you're doing this in mootools, you'll need to call the DOM
cloneNode() method rather than using mootools'
clone(), as mootools clones by completely rebuilding the element. In code: