On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 15:52, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> I agree with this method.  i have not yet seen an advantage of storing
> blobs in a database.  Is there one?  i'm sure those on this list would have
> an opinion if there was one.  personally, i like storing all this stuff on
> the file system.

There is one advantage. You must either chown the upload directory to
the user that your web-server runs as, or chmod it to be world-writable.
When creating a web-application that you plan to distribute (like
Slashcode), you can't assume that your users will have that privilege.
So, storing it in MySQL is a great option.


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