Serving Videos with LC/iRev

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Nov 29 10:29:50 EST 2016

Stephen Barncard wrote:

 > On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 2:45 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
 >> In most of my server systems I even keep stack files outside of
 >> the web root, served up with my CGI.  This keeps them safely away
 >> from spiders, and allows me to ensure authentication before access.
 > thanks, Richard, to confirm this - the cgi thing of course appears
 > to still be the best way.

I don't understand: AFAIK with LiveCode Server, CGI is the only way it 
can interface with web servers like Apache.

Is there another way?

 > Do you have a lesson or page that describes this method?
 > This topic comes up often.

Somehow I've missed that.

I just read the file and hand the file's data back to Apache.

What problems have people had with reading and returning binary data 
with LiveCode Server?

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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