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Re: More socks5

From: Andy Cedilnik <>
Date: 16 Jan 2003 10:09:40 -0500

Hi Daniel,

So if I understand this correctly, the put is a superset of post?

How come the socks5 code has a problem with post?



On Thu, 2003-01-16 at 07:42, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> First, there are two types of POSTs when speaking libcurl. You used the
> multipart formpost in your posted source code.
> POST is meant to provide data to a given resource/script/program on the
> server, while PUT is meant to provide the data as pointed out by the URL.
> That's basicly the whole difference. (See RFC2616 for details and more exact
> wording.)
> (Normal) POST data should be URL encoded, while PUT data is pure binary.
> Formpost multipart data is multipart (MIME) encoded.

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