[unisog] Size Limit on E-Mail Attachments
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...
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