Re: file upload comments

Peter Flynn (
Wed, 26 Jul 95 05:16:20 EDT

Tim Bray wrote:
> Luke said:
> >Oh Please! Content-length should be required in all MIME type data
> >transmissions. There should be NO EXCEPTIONS!
> Uh, this is really HTTP not HTML,

Yes, but not being a HTTP guru, I'm a bit puzzled to see it. Surely any
HTTPd server is capable of executing a getfiledetails() or whatever
before starting transmission. Does what you say imply that they don't
all do this? Blecch.