[fpc-pascal]CGI: cgiapp.pp and ezcgi.pp possible bug

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Sun Sep 14 17:36:25 CEST 2003

On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, James Mills wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 06:48:36AM -0700, Alan Mead wrote:
> > --- James Mills <prologic at daisy.ods.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > It hands when you POST data with two angled bracked, eg: "> >"
> > > I have not tried using GET, I don't think it would be appropiate
> > > for a
> > > form based page :)
> >
> > Form data can be POST'd or GET'd depending on the way you form the
> > 'form' tag.  You're right that POST is generally used but sometimes
> > the form data are brief and it's advantageous to allow the user to
> > bookmark the state of the CGI, in which case you should use GET.
> > Google and Yahoo searches are a good example.
> >
> > In this case, where you suspect a bug in processing of the data, it
> > might be helpful to know whether it affects both cases.  Have you
> > solved the issue or do you have a small example program?
> This bug is preventing me from completing a clone of my profressors
> forum :P I will (when I find the time) try and implement an example to
> show you.

I changed the form method to POST and retried, but it still works here.
Are you sure the bug is not in your code ?


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