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Re: [PATCH] File Upload using FORMs

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 22:17:07 -0500
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <19991130221706.E18954@w3.org>
On Sun, Nov 14, 1999 at 08:52:06AM +0100, Terje Bless wrote:
> Ok, I /finally/ finished this. Attached are patches for "check" that lets
> it validate an uploaded file and for index.html to enable it. [...]

Excellent! It's applied and committed to CVS:


but I haven't made this the working version on validator.w3.org yet.

(It's running on my test server: http://validator.w3.org:8000/ )

I want to make sure all my test cases work:


but I'm too tired to do it tonight.

> The code has been pretty well tested, but since it's a fairly massive
> change I can almost guarantee that there are some bugs lurking about in
> there. While there are no /known/ problems, there are bound to be a few I
> haven't found, so I'm labeling this as "Beta" code. It should be robust
> enough to run on a live site, but if you've somehow managed to find a
> "Mission Critical" use for the validator I reccomend you hold off on this
> one until it's been stress tested a bit.

From a quick glance, it seems there are at least a couple minor
things that will need resolving; e.g. on:


the last modified and character encoding fields reported are a
little strange. (This may be a result of mis-patching on my part.)

I expect this will be easy to fix, but not tonight. :)

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