[fpc-pascal]CGI: cgiapp.pp and ezcgi.pp possible bug
prologic at daisy.ods.org
Sun Sep 14 17:43:43 CEST 2003
On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 05:36:25PM +0200, Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be wrote:
> 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 ?
Positive :) It's based on an example in the FCL.
Would you like to take a look at it ? I'll gladly mail you the source,
it uses sqlite for it's embedded database.
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