[Seaside] Serving files in a quick yet secure way

Richard Durr richard.durr at googlemail.com
Mon May 17 14:23:53 UTC 2010

If the files should not be served to the browser why not use the
normal FileDirectory Objects or the Filesystem-Package
(http://www.lukas-renggli.ch/blog/filesystem-2) to deal with the

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:40 AM, AxiNat <tibabenfortlapalanca at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm coding an app that will have to deal with quite a handful of pretty big
> files in a daily basis.
> So far, for prototyping, I've been using a WAFileLibrary, but it's becoming
> more and more clear to me that this is the wrong approach, because it takes
> forever to add/delete a file from the library and the application will have
> to be deployed soon for real life usage.
> The apache solution is not valid in my case, cos these files MUST be
> inaccessible via the browser, so I've been asking, reading and googleing
> quite a lot until I came across WAExternalFileLibrary and WAFileDirectory.
> I've created a new WAFileDirectory from the dispatcher config, but now I
> don't know what to do with it, I've been looking for documentation but I
> can't find it anywhere. Is this already usable or should I be taking a
> different approach?
> Thanks a lot in advance!
> Bernat Romagosa.
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