[Seaside] [Q] File Upload/Download Server, Comanche or Swazoo

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 11:43:40 UTC 2008

2008/7/29 Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si>:
> Philippe Marschall wrote:
>>> I looked at your code, where you make a subclass of Site where is a test
>>> form with file input field , then post via streaming to output file.
>>> Problem is that you named file input field as "upload" while in my
>>> example
>>> it is expected to be "file". So, just adjust those two names and your
>>> example should work.
>> Nope sorry, the example code was written explicitly to illustrate the
>> problem. Upload streaming with Swazoo works only iff you know
>> beforehand which fields will be files. There is now way how I can know
>> this. Compare this to the upload streaming of Kom which detects which
>> fields are files.
> I don't understand how there is no way to know which input fields will be
> file ones. Web framework is naming them during HTML generation anyway, I
> suppose Seaside too?

Yes, in a non-predicable way (for the server adapter). Even if it
would generate them in a predictable way there would still be a
problem if you have multiple file upload fields in the same form.


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