[Owncloud] Idea: "Invite to upload/download"
hansmbakker at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 12:04:35 UTC 2010
The database could have an upload table with users (including credentials)
which are allowed to upload to the inbox folder, and the expiration date of
The database could also have a download table, again with the random link
name and with the file the link refers to.
2010/4/3 Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at gmail.com>
> On Tuesday 30 March 2010 00:04:18 Jakob Sack wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I recently installed ownCloud on my shared webhosting service (with
> > PHP+MySQL). It works well so far (considering it is a preview).
> > Sometimes I want to send large files to friends. At the moment I use FTP
> > upload the file to my webspace, send a link to my friend and delete the
> > file afterwards. However, this is quite inconvenient. My idea is to have
> > an option to allow unknown users to download a file by sending them an
> > (cryptic) url. Proposed workflow:
> > -upload file
> > -"invite to download"
> > -enter email address and duration of inventation
> > -ownCloud sends an email "Hello, send you a file. You can download it
> > URL/files/a5473def"
> > -guest can download the file as long as the invitation is valid
> > Of course this could work the other way around. We could have some
> > folder called "inbox" and an option "invite to upload". The guest follows
> > the url and uploads a file. The user sees it in the inbox.
> > What do you think about this idea?
> > Cheers,
> > Jakob
> /me likes, though I have no idea how it could be implemented technically...
> You'd like to do that? I think with a simple proposal for how you might
> attract more responses ;-)
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