On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Jelle Scholtalbers
<j.scholtalb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> I do see the concern of uploading data through the api but I don't think
> filtering on file types is the right solution. It seems to be an issue with
> allowing everyone to register. Wouldn't it be better to at least validate
> e-mail addresses of new users on the main instance? This would probably
> resolve most issues related to unwanted content on the server?

That might be another good idea.

> Furthermore I agree with Peter, that if you want to block certain file types
> on your own instance, they should be removed from the datatypes_config.xml
> and thereby disabling them.

But we don't want to disable the formats - many tools may produce JPEG
etc as output. Greg just wants to be able to block uploads by file type.

> Btw I needed the images for the sample tracking part - e.g. uploading gel
> fotos.

Another good use case - do you analyse them in Galaxy too?


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