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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Cannot read httpservlet's inputstream
Date Tue, 07 Apr 2009 20:49:18 GMT
Mark Thomas wrote:
> André Warnier wrote:
>> Despite what you may wish and what you may have found in Google, I
>> believe that if you want to send a file, you have to do it with a
>> "multipart/form-data" content type.
> Nope. That is just plain wrong.
>> Sections 9.5 (POST) and 9.6 (PUT) describe the two methods that allow
>> you to upload a file.  But 9.6 is not applicable, since you are sending
>> this to a webapp, not directly to a URI.
> Wrong again. PUT is disabled by default for security reasons but it is
> valid and is supported by the default servlet.
Ok Mark, I don't pretend I know how it works in Tomcat.
How does one upload a file then ?

I mean other than with a PUT, as I presume that the OP doesn't just want 
to write files arbitrarily in his URI space on the server)

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