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Re: HTTP POST for sending large chunk of data

From: I Khaitan <khaitan@trapezo.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 1999 11:14:15 -0700
Message-ID: <015701bef95c$cb29e320$e264a8c0@trapezo>
To: <www-talk@w3.org>
If the data is really huge, O(1-1.5 MB), it would be wise to upload it using
Will it be possible for the user to input so much data from a single Form.
Maybe, just a thought.

- khaitan

----- Original Message -----
From: Vishal Wani <vishal@nectech.com>
To: <www-talk@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 07, 1999 10:10 AM
Subject: HTTP POST for sending large chunk of data

> hi,
> I'm trying to write a small program which sends large amount of
> 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
> But there seems to be a limitation to the size(around 80-100K) of
> 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
> 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 14:12:30 UTC

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