[Clipart] upload script problem?
ocalocal at btinternet.com
Tue Mar 29 00:50:40 PST 2005
> The POD for HTML::Entities *claims* that the encode_entities function,
> the way I am using it without a second argument, encodes "control
> chars, high-bit chars, and the <, &, >, and " characters." I would
> *think* that would be everything except printable ASCII characters,
Yes, I think that's more-or-less what it does.
> I tested with encode_entities_numeric (because, trying that was easy),
> but it does not seem to solve the problem.
It wouldn't make any difference, as you would still get the same
conversion from codepage-1252 to UTF-8.
> This bug may have to wait for the charset issues to be sorted out in
That won't solve the problem for binary files, as there's still the
> unless we decide to store the file on the server ad interim and
> send the browser a cookie that refers to it, which would also save
Storing the file on the server has to be the best way. You don't
necessarily need cookies for this, as you could put the filename
in the upload form.
> but create other issues.
I don't see any major issues with this, although I could be missing
something. Discarded files will end up cluttering the server, but
if they are kept in a separate directory they can easily be cleaned
off every now and then.
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