How to parse multi-part content
timr at probo.com
Sun Sep 26 08:23:23 CEST 2004
Dave Kuhlman <dkuhlman at rexx.com> wrote:
>Suppose that I have content that looks like what I've included at
>the end of this message. Is there something in the standard
>Python library that will help me parse it, break into the parts
>separated by the boundary strings, extract headers from each
>In case you are curious, this is content posted to my Zope server
>when I include an element '<input type="file" .../>' in my form.
Actually, you get this because your <form> header has
enctype="multipart/form-data". It happens that file upload only works with
that enctype, but you can use it without a file upload.
That's why cgi.py knows how to parse this. Look at cgi.parse_multipart.
- Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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