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  1. Really enjoying your book. On page 345 you mention that file uploads entail creating a folder that everyone can write (chmod 777). Wouldn't the best practice be to change the owner to www-data and set chmod 755 (on Linux systems)? Would this pose similar or any security risks? Would you still want to configure the .htaccess file (to restrict the folder to only make mp3s publically viewable for instance)?
  2. I am attempting to add a feature to my website where users are able to upload images for companies, and when looking at the code for 10.3 I noticed something that confused be on line 28 & 29: if (move_uploaded_file ($_FILES['upload']['tmp_name'], "../uploads/{$_FILES['upload']['name'] }")) { echo '<p><em>The file has been uploaded!</em></p>'; What confuses me about this line is that, up until this point it does not appear that the file has actually been moved to the permanent directory. How can we expect this conditional to ever come back TRUE (since
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