[Web-SIG] Random thoughts
Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy
grisha at modpython.org
Fri Oct 31 19:30:31 EST 2003
On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, Ian Bicking wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2003, at 5:42 PM, Bill Janssen wrote:
> >> Simon wants to differentiate between where a variable comes from;
> >> http://example/?password=foo is treated differently than when
> >> the 'password' variable is specified in the body of a POST.
> >> --amk
> > That makes more sense, but I don't see the connection to GET and POST.
> > Thanks.
> A more accurate description would be "URL parameters" or "query
> parameters" instead of GET. Though POST variables really are POST
> variables (request body parameters, maybe, but that's kind of
> confusing). And if you have POST, it's a natural tendency to consider
> the "opposite" of POST as GET and call them GET variables.
And what's even more fun is when a GET variable is submitted via POST :-)
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