Other Upload Types [was Re: [wp-hackers] svn / upload.php]

Doug Stewart dstewart at atl.lmco.com
Wed Oct 26 19:22:49 GMT 2005

Andy Skelton wrote:
> On 10/26/05, Pete Prodoehl <pete.prodoehl at cygnusinteractive.com> wrote:
>>Then why was it developed and released with such functionality?
> If you mean the file uploading functionality in Strayhorn, I can't
> say. When I said "it was never meant..." I was referring to the new
> uploading functionality on the 1.6-ALPHA Write pages, which has not
> yet been released. Maybe Matt can fill you in on the designs behind
> the removal of the Upload page.
>>Time for an 'Upload Unsupported File' plugin?
> That may be. If it is secure, robust and highly usable (i.e. won't be
> a drag to maintain and support) an uploading page might be worth
> including in the 1.6 core.
> Andy

How about we just let the blog owners specify their own supported file 
extensions like in previous versions?  What, pray tell, was wrong with 
that system?

Also, some way of uploading theme-related files is an oft-requested 
feature among my hosted blogs.  Any notions of adding such a thing, sans 

Doug Stewart
Systems Administrator/Web Applications Developer
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Labs
dstewart at atl.lmco.com

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