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From Brandon Mercer <bran...@eutonian.com>
Subject Re: AW: Multi-select file chooser
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2005 15:02:42 GMT
Slattery, Tim - BLS wrote:

>>Yes, I can.  The limitation is that for every post or get, 
>>you can only have ONE multipart/mime file.  When you 
>>have multiple <file> elements you actually perform multiple 
>>posts to submit each one.  
>>    
>>
>
>I disagree. You can have any number of <input type="file"...> elements in a
>web page. Any such page must be POSTed, and the <form...> element must
>specify enctype="multipart/form-data". With this in place, a MIME-formatted
>stream is sent to the server. That stream can contain any number of uploaded
>files (one per <input type="file"...> element), and whatever other form
>elements you want to put on the page. That's ONE post to the server. The
>stream contains the name and contents of all the files and other form
>elements, all nicely described with appropriate MIME headers.
>  
>
Tim that top post is mis quoted, please feel free to go study the RFC's 
to find what is really going on here.  It was later stated that you need 
a multipart/mixed submit in order to handle multiple file uploads with 
one post so the above statement is correct.
Brandon

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