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http upload question

From: joelg <joelg@ihs.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 15:31:49 -0600 (MDT)
Message-Id: <199909222135.PAA27767@mail1.ihs.com>
To: www-lib@w3.org
I am trying create a C/C++ library to upload files (pdf, tif, jpeg, etc) to
my server using libwww.  I used memput just to see if I could get it to upload 
anything,  but am having problems.  In order to get things to work, I had to 
hack the code and add 
HTFormat.h:#define WWW_UPLOAD   HTAtom_for("application/HTTPUpload")

My server (Apache) and the cgi I have for uploading files said I was sending 
text/plaintext or something like that, and that I had to send type 

I also have to hard code my server side because I can not figure out how to send 
tags/variables with the data I am uploading.  My server expects a Filename to be 
set but memput doesn't send any other data besides the data I provide.   I did 
see that it sends the length of the data using HTAnchor_setLength, but there is 
nothing I can find to send other metadata?

Please help ASAP:  I am trying to use this to transfer files via http instead of 
RPC, since I think HTTP is better suited to multiple users, large data, etc.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Joel Gorder
Information Handling Services
Phone	: 303 397-2428
FAX	: 303 397-2244
EMAIL	: joelg@ihs.com
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 1999 17:31:57 UTC

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