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about Multipart request

vasu chowdary
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Joined: Mar 15, 2008
Posts: 90
I have read the following line in so many books.

If the request is Multipart request

what it mean actually?
Soumyajit Hazra
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Joined: Jun 26, 2007
Posts: 136
Simple request packet holds data in name/value pair and which is string. A multipart request is such a request which can hold any form data(multipart/form-data) and File. This is mainly used for file uploading purpose. Another use is sending mail with attachment etc.

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