From the very beginning the ewiki core supported uploading image
files into the database. As time and discussions went on, there
came the idea to allow arbitrary binary files to be inserted too.

The old EWIKI_ALLOW_BINARY+ way should now be avoided, because the
download plugin adds more functionality and more features, and is
easier and more intuitive to use.

It adds the virtual page FileUpload+ to insert a file into the
database, and the page FileDownload+, which lists all available and
uploaded binary files from the db.

Please note, that due to the use of the database interface, the
file sizes are usually limited to 1-2M (depending on PHP and MySQL
settings), so there may still be some need to reimplement this,
using the antique world-writable incoming/ directory method.

The mime_magic plugin should be used together with this one, and
you should change the icon file names (use the ones from the Apache
distribution for example).

(It may also be a good idea to run a secondary database if you
 use it. Have a look at fragments/binary.php, and set up a
 secondary ewiki database using it and the db_flat_files plugin.
 This is useful, because you then can more easily delete uploaded
 files as they don't get saved into a SQL database.)

Different download sections can be defined. The "*" merges all
allowed sections into one list again, and the "**" section even
lists the files attached to pages.

The page attachment link (to append download functionality to each
page) can be revoked by unsetting the $ewiki_plugins["action"]
line in the downloads.php file; so only the default sections are
accepted (and page names rejected).

The plugins/downloads_view.php brings up the list of uploaded
attachments below each page (if existing). It works rather fast
due to an improved database search call, and should therefore be
activated whenever you use the per-page attachments feature.

See also plugins/binary_store.php to keep your SQL database small,
but note its limitations.
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