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Write a native file selector browser plugin (in NPAPI)

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Project Description

Project: NPAPI/ActiveX plugin for native file/folder selector
Language: C++
Framework: FireBreath

Purpose:
To create a NPAPI plugin that lets JavaScript access native file choosers and get the absolute file paths back.

Scope:
Browser: Chrome, IE (using ActiveX), Firefox, Safari,
OS: Windows, Mac, Linux
Arch: 32, 64
The packaging falls outside the scope. The various files are packaged in our own installer.

Milestones:
- Create a working plugin for Windows 32-bits in Chrome
- Create a working plugin for Windows 64-bits in IE 10
- Create the plugin for all other platforms and browsers

Functionality:
The plugin makes one method available to JavaScript that has two parameters:
$(‘plugin’).get(integer type, boolean multiple)

The parameter type can be 1, 2 or 3.
1 lets the plugin select files
2 lets the plugin select directories
3 lets the plugin select directories and files (if possible on the platform)

The parameter multiple can be false or true to indicate the selection of one ore multiple files or directories.

The dialog window must be modal to the browser window.

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