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How do I download a file from the user's machine? How do I open a file on another machine?

In the context of an HTML form, you can use what's known as multipart/form-data encoding. The CGI.pm module (available from CPAN) supports this in the start_multipart_form() method, which isn't the same as the startform() method.

Source: Perl FAQ: Networking
Copyright: Copyright (c) 1997 Tom Christiansen and Nathan Torkington.
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