[unisog] Size Limit on E-Mail Attachments

Mitch Collinsworth mitch at ccmr.cornell.edu
Sun Nov 4 00:53:15 GMT 2001


On Sun, 4 Nov 2001, Martin Radford wrote:

> We're currently planning to implement a system for our users which will
> allow them to upload large files to a server which will make them
> available on the web.  Users will authenticate themselves when they
> upload files to the server (so we can identify misuse), and they will be
> told the URL for the downloader(s) to use.  Users can then mail the URL
> to the files' intended recipient(s).  The files will "expire" after a
> fixed period and be deleted from the server.  The URLs will be randomly
> generated to prevent them being guessed.

So basically you're re-inventing the ftp server wheel...

-Mitch



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