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Re: HTTP POST for sending large chunk of data

From: Andrew Prendergast <ap@geekz.com.au>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 1999 05:37:23 +1000
Message-ID: <06eb01bf10fb$61ce9ef0$5901a8c0@gsd.com.au>
To: "Vishal Wani" <vishal@nectech.com>, <www-talk@w3.org>
check out the file upload stuff.

When reading the stream of data from the web browser, use a buffer to read
4K at a time from the browser then write that 4K to wherever it has to go
(database, file, etc).

Regards,

ap.


----- Original Message -----
From: Vishal Wani <vishal@nectech.com>
To: <www-talk@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 1999 3:10 AM
Subject: HTTP POST for sending large chunk of data


> hi,
> I'm trying to write a small program which sends large amount of
data(String
> of size maybe 1-5MB) through HTML form and HTTP POST method.
> Can this be done ? I tried to do it using ASP and HTML form and POST
method.
> But there seems to be a limitation to the size(around 80-100K) of
String(in
> say textarea) I'm trying to POST.
>
> could anyone help please ?
> any other method like using cgi script could also be tried if it's
possible
> to achieve this target.
> thanks for nay help.
>
> Vishal
> p.s. if you need more info please contact me through mailing list itself.
>
Received on Thursday, 7 October 1999 15:37:26 GMT

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