[thelist] media/image management

Chris W. Parker cparker at swatgear.com
Mon Jun 30 15:27:28 CDT 2003

Steve Lewis <mailto:nepolon at worlddomination.net> wrote:

> Actually, it depends on the web scripting language you are using, and
> you would generally obtain this data at the time the file was uploaded
> to your server as the MIME type is included as part of the HTTP POST
> action from the web browser.

PHP, and getting it from the HTTP header will probably be even easier than using file. Good thinking.

> Personally, I hate downloading from sites that rename all file
> downloads with some arbitary/meaningless combination of alpha and
> numeric characters.

This is a good point. I think then at the very least I may just append something to the filename. Or maybe being in different directories will suffice... hmm... You've got me thinking.

Thanks for the ideas.

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