upload module 2.0.4

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at grid.net.ru
Thu Aug 7 12:51:43 MSD 2008

mike <mike503 at gmail.com> wrote:

> PUT seems like the appropriate method for large files, and skipping
> the encoding step. I already have a PHP script which will process it
> too, and tons of different browser applets to choose from that will
> handle it.
> People will be uploading files of various sizes from various
> connection speeds and geographies, so it has to support resuming,
> gracefully from timeouts or hitting the pause button etc.
> It does not seem like POST will do that; not to mention the server
> handles POST differently than PUT.
> I believe nginx's DAV support will work just need to test out large
> files, pick a specific upload applet, etc.

I agree with you. The proper uploader should be able to handle partial
uploads. This would be a nice challenge for me to implement chunked
transfer encoding and byte ranges support for PUT.

May be I'll consider this later.

Best regards,
Valery Kholodkov

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