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From Rolande Kendal <>
Subject RE: C2: Uploader needed
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2000 16:40:59 GMT
I think what this is leading up to is the need for a back-end data store --
without it a method to upload would be rather useless. A worthwhile
endevour to be sure. There are XML object stores available. I would
familiarize myself with those and choose one based on suitable licensing,
architecture, and support.

At 11:56 AM 9/14/00 -0400, you wrote:
>I was asking about something similar on the '[C2] Access Control Needed'
>thread. Similar to upload of files would be the ability to input XML
>document into the system from outside via POSTs. Specifically, I'm thinking
>of having Cocoon handle XML-RPC requests.
>XML-RPC uses a "text/xml" POST HTTP request to send a XML payload
>(containing function name and params) to the server which then executes the
>referenced function and ships back another XML payload containing the return
>An example use of this is to add messages to discussion groups or posting
>images, etc.
>I asked in the other thread whether the sitemap would allow XML transforms
>in the input direction. I didn't get a clear answer [or failed to understand
>it :) ].
>Would this be a similar transformer/whatever?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Matthew Langham []
>> Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2000 8:52 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: C2: Uploader needed
>> We need to integrate the possibility of uploading files into Cocoon and I
>> have been thinking about how best to do this - but then I thought hey -
>> maybe someone has already done this.
>> At the moment we are considering an "UploadTransformer" which
>> would grab the
>> uploaded file from the HTTP stream and write that out to wherever..
>> Comments or "done that"s?
>> Matthew Langham
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