[pmwiki-users] auto-upload using fox?

martin at kerz.org martin at kerz.org
Fri Mar 28 05:01:25 CDT 2008

Dear Hans,

as I see it, upload permissions should be taken from the standard  
permissions. More options leads often to more confusion. :-)

Your plan sound reasonable. I'm really looking forward to using it. Do  
you intend to allow multiple attachements in one fox form?


Zitat von Hans <design5 at softflow.co.uk>:

> Thursday, March 27, 2008, 7:16:10 PM, Hans wrote:
>> One way which might work would be to use a fox form for all the
>> data input and page creation and posting, and use the redirect=
>> parameter with a full url which includes all the parameters needed to
>> upload a file. But I am not sure if this is actually possible or
>> allowed
> I think this was a wrong suggestion.
> Uploads through url don't work, because for very valid security
> reasons.
> I will add uploads capability to Fox, it is fairly simple.
> I have to decide still how to integrate it into Fox's multi-target
> model, and how to handle the security.
> I probably implement uploads for one target page only, for a start.
> So Fox can upload via using the file input control, and post content
> etc at the same form submission.
> For security i can either leave uploads to be protected via standard
> 'upload' permission, i.e. one needs upload permission in order to
> upload, or I add a new $FoxUploadAuth variable, set by default to
> 'uploads'. Quite certainly the $FoxAuth setting should not govern
> upload permission as well.
> In addition 'upload' can become a pege permission, like 'add',
> 'delete', 'replace' etc., so an upload target page needs to have
> a permission set via FoxConfig or $FoxPagePermissions.
> Any ideas or feedback on this?
>   ~Hans

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