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How do I download a file from the user's machine? How do I open a file on another machine?

by vroom (Pope)
on Oct 08, 1999 at 00:32 UTC ( #760=perlfaq nodetype: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Current Perl documentation can be found at perldoc.perl.org.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:

In the context of an HTML form, you can use what's known as multipart/form-data encoding. The CGI.pm module (available from CPAN) supports this in the start_multipart_form() method, which isn't the same as the startform() method.

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