Calling files hosted on other servers


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Hello,
Quick question: If one places a script on the millisecond.com server, can that script contain calls to files hosted on another server?
Here is my problem:
We have a picture rating experiment with many images, and the files far exceed the allotted server space that millisecond.com provides. So we put these images on another server, yet our calls to this server from our millisecond.com script results in errors stating that the file cannot be located. Based on the instruction guide, it doesn't explicitly say whether we can in fact call files from other servers when placing our main script on the millisecond.com server.
Does anyone know if this is possible?
Thanks in advance. :-)
Cheers!

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Yes, you can absolutely do this. Include the file location (i.e. URL) in the specification for the respective items

<picture mypicture>
/ item = myitems
...
</picture>

<item myitems>
/ 1 = "http://www.myserver.com/mydirectory/image01.jpg"
/ 2 = "http://www.myserver.com/mydirectory/image02.jpg"
/ 3 = "http://www.myserver.com/mydirectory/image03.jpg"
...
</item>

and it should work just fine.

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Hi Supreme Being,
Thanks for the speedy reply!
I was able to get everything working based on your response, and my experiment is now live. :-)
Cheers!

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