[Clipart] upload script problem?

Jonadab the Unsightly One jonadab at bright.net
Thu Mar 31 04:17:30 PST 2005

"Jonadab the Unsightly One" <jonadab at bright.net> writes:

> "Stephen Silver" <ocalocal at btinternet.com> writes:
>> It wouldn't make any difference, as you would still get the same
>> conversion from codepage-1252 to UTF-8.
> I'm not clear on why that conversion happens.

I'm also not clear on why entities are converted.  I thought an entity
identified a specific character, irrespective of charset, but
apparently that is not the case?

>> Storing the file on the server has to be the best way.

Checked in.  That should resolve the issue with binary files.

That leaves the character set issue.

> I just looked in the temp directory, and there are files in it
> dating all the way back to December.  We should clean that up from
> time to time.  What's the easiest *nix command to delete files older
> than (say) one month, in a given directory?  I should know this, but
> I don't.

Nevermind.  Who needs Unix commands, when you've got Perl installed?
perl -e ' unlink for grep { -M $_ > 30 } </srv/clipart.freedesktop.org/temp/*>; '

split//,"ten.thgirb\@badanoj$/ --";$\=$ ;-> ();print$/

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