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From Lee Burrows <subscripti...@leeburrows.com>
Subject Re: enterprise desktop web app: should it download or email a file to user?
Date Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:47:20 GMT
I would guess that saving to File.documentsDirectory offers best chance 
of avoiding any enterprise security restrictions

On 22/04/2014 18:35, modjklist@comcast.net wrote:
> Thanks Sean. That's fine -- as long as they can originally download it to view it.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: "Sean Thayne" <sean@skyseek.com>
> To: users@flex.apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:27:40 AM
> Subject: Re: enterprise desktop web app: should it download or email a file to user?
>
> I know that schools usually have a temp drives, that get cleared on reboot.
>
> -Sean Thayne
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 10:46 AM, <modjklist@comcast.net> wrote:
>
>> My enterprise Flex desktop web app (yet to be released) has a feature
>> allowing users to download a user guide for the application.
>>
>> Since this file gets stored on a user's hard drive (rather than cache
>> memory), I wonder if anyone ever ran into problems with an enterprise not
>> allowing their employees to download a file from the internet to their hard
>> drive (for example, the IT department blocks this kind of functionality)?
>>
>> If so, I could change the web app to attaching the file in an e-mail and
>> sending it to them instead.
>>
>> Wondering if anyone has an opinion one way or the other which way to go
>> here.
>>
>


-- 
Lee Burrows
ActionScripter


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